hookworm disease

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Synonyms for hookworm disease

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


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They analyze the eradication of hookworm disease in the American South (c.
In 1915, the Rockefeller Foundation presented an exhibit on hookworm disease at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco, California, to raise public awareness about infection in the Southern states through the use of models, life-size photographs of diseased bodies, and live demonstrations of microscopic examinations of fecal matter.
NYSE AMEX: IBIO) today announced that its proprietary iBioLaunch[TM] Platform successfully expressed the hookworm-derived molecule known as NaAPR1M-74, which will be evaluated as a potential vaccine candidate for human hookworm disease.
I am aware that early 20th century surveys identified lower prevalence of hookworm disease among residents of the rural American South who are of African descent than among their neighbors of European descent despite similar living habits, environmental conditions, and levels of impoverishment.
Chronic hookworm disease contributes to growth retardation and intellectual and cognitive impairment in children.