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Synonyms for hookworm

parasitic bloodsucking roundworms having hooked mouth parts to fasten to the intestinal wall of human and other hosts

infestation of the intestines by hookworms which enter the body (usually) through the skin

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Accuracy of diagnosis of intestinal helminth parasites and relative prevalence of Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale infections at the Komfo Anokye teaching hospital.
Changed gluten (Continued on page 308) immunity in celiac disease by Necator americanus provides new insights into autoimmunity.
The discovery of the Necator americanus genome last year was an important achievement because this parasite is responsible for more than three-quarters of the world's hookworm cases,'' Dr.
Su nivel en la sangre esta muy elevado en humanos alergicos o con parasitosis por helmintos como Necator americanus (3), Ascaris lumbricoides (3), Trichuris trichiura (4), Schistosoma mansoni (5), Trichinella spiralis (6), Fasciola hepatica (7), y por protozoos como Plasmodium falciparum (8), Plasmodium vivax (9) y Toxoplasma gondi (10).
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Contrary to data obtained at baseline, helminths such as Hymelolepis nana, Strongyloides stercoralis and Necator americanus, which often cause blood loss, were rarely found at the end of the intervention.
0E+005 Parasites Necator americanus (hookworm) Positive Neg
Hookworm burden reductions in BALB/c mice vaccinated with recombinant Ancylostoma secreted proteins (ASPs) from Ancylostoma duodenale, Ancylostoma caninum and Necator americanus.
Actualmente existen dos tipos de tratamientos basados en el uso de larvas de Necator americanus o huevos de Trichuris suis.
Hookworm infection often caused by Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale is believed to be an important cause of chronic intestinal blood loss and anaemia in the tropics (10).
Estos parasitos incluyen el Necator americanus y el Ancylostoma duodenalis.
These little creatures, Necator americanus, will work their way through the skin, all the way to the heart's right side and from there, to the lungs.