hookworm

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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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PCR-based coprodiagnostic tools reveal dogs as reservoirs of zoonotic ancylostomiasis caused by Ancylostoma ceylanicum in temple communities in Bangkok.
Ascariasis & Ancylostomiasis are considered as neglected tropical diseases.
Traub RJ, Inpankew T, Sutthikornchai T, Sukthana Y, Thompson RC (2008) PCR-based coprodiagnostic tools reveal dogs as reservoirs of zoonotic ancylostomiasis caused by Ancylostoma ceylanicum in temple communities in Bangkok.
El aumento estadisticamente significativo de casos de Estrongiloidiasis y Ancylostomiasis sugieren que los ninos de esta comunidad cada vez mas, realizan sus actividades recreativas y permanecen por largos periodos de tiempo descalzos, exponiendose permanentemente al medio ambiente contaminado, donde se favorece el desarrollo de las larvas rhabditoides a filariformes, que es la forma infectante de estos nematodes.
Those with the lowest scores were ancylostomiasis, scabies, dermatophytosis (ringworm), and trichinellosis.