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infestation of the human intestine with Ascaris roundworms

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The gallbladder showed multiple markedly hypointense foci due to cholelithiasis, along with a few less hypointense foci caused by ascariasis (Figure 5).
Ascariasis is a helminthic infection of humans caused by the nematode A lumbricoides.
Incidence rates for ascariasis in Cornwall and the rest of England were calculated from local and national laboratory data.
aureus, (12) Candida albicans, (13) ascariasis, (14) and malaria.
Ascaris and ascariasis, In: Sanitation and disease: health aspects of excreta and wastewater management.
From 61% to 79% of children living in some villages are infected with four primary parasitic diseases: enterobiasis, ascariasis, giardiasis and hymenolepiasis, according to the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision Department.
The overall extent of ascariasis in human and pigs in the United States, and in Maine, is unknown because the infection is not nationally notifiable or reportable at the state level.
These are ascariasis or roundworm infection, trichuriasis or whipworm infection, and hookworm infection.
Commonly, this would include a history of immersion in inland rivers and dams for schistosomiasis, pica for ascariasis and trichuriasis (and for toxocariasis, if dog or cat faeces is considered), and soil-skin exposure for strongyloidiasis and hookworm disease.
For example, Nigeria's Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, drew attention to the 14 so-called Neglected Tropical Diseases (the seven most common being ascariasis, hookworm infection, trichuriasis, lymphatic filariasis, onchoocerciasis, schistosomiasis, and trachoma).
In childhood, the causes of severe eosinophilia are parasitic infections (visceral larva migrans, trichinosis, hookworm diseases, ascariasis, strongyloidiasis, fascioliasis), allergic disorders, malignant diseases (eosinophilic leukemia, Hodgkin disease, hypereosinophilic syndromes), and some collagen tissue diseases (2).
The seven most common NTDs-hookworm, ascariasis (roundworm), trichuriasis (whipworm), schistosomiasis (snail fever or bilharzia), lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis), onchocerciasis (river blindness) and trachoma-infect more than one in six people worldwide, including more than 500 million children.
The seven most common NTDs-hookworm, ascariasis (roundworm), trichuriasis (whipworm), schistosomiasis (snail fever), lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis), onchocerciasis (river blindness) and trachoma-infect more than one in six people worldwide, including more than 500 million children.
Ascariasis is a helminthic infestation of global distribution with > 1.
London, Oct 29 (ANI): An international team of researchers has sequenced the draft genome of Ascaris suum, a parasitic roundworm of pig, paving the way for the development of new and urgently needed interventions (drugs, vaccines and diagnostic tests) against ascariasis and other nematodiases.