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Related to Ancylostoma duodenale: Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura
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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.
Epidemiological evidence for a differential effect of hookworm species, Ancylostoma duodenale or Necator americanus, on iron status of children.
Besides, two cases of Ancylostoma duodenale were detected in our children.
Se realiza transfusion de dos unidades de globulos rojos, con remision completa de los sintomas, dentro del estudio del sindrome anemico se realiza endoscopia de vias digestivas altas que muestra la presencia de multiples larvas adultas de uncinarias, caracterizadas como Ancylostoma duodenale, se dio manejo con albendazol 400 mg, ademas de suplemento con sulfato ferroso.
Furthermore, feces parasitological tests were negative for Ancylostoma duodenale, Necator americanus, Ascaris lumbricoides, Giardia lamblia, Trichuris trichiura and Schistossoma mansoni for all of the individuals in the study.
Entre los mas comunmente identificados estan Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica, Strongyloides stercoralis, Ascaris lumbricoides y Ancylostoma duodenale.
Just two species, the hookworms Ancylostoma duodenale and Nector americanus, infect over 600 million people around the world.
Parte de los ciclos vitales de estos parasitos transcurren en la tierra y se transmiten por via fecal-oral a excepcion de las larvas de Ancylostoma duodenale que penetran por la piel (Atias 2003).
7) Otros parasitos mas comunes en contexto general como Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica, Strongyloides stercoralis, Ascaris lumbricoides y Ancylostoma duodenale tienen menos importancia epidemiologica.
Foi demonstrada a ocorrencia de cinco especies de helmintos (Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, Ancylostoma duodenale, Enterobius vermicularis e Hymenolepis nana) e de duas especies de protozoarios (Entamoeba sp.
The worms can be roundworms like Ascaris lumbricoides, whipworms like Trichuris trichiura, hookworms like Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale, pinworms like Enterobius vermicularis or other species of worms.
Fifteen of these patients had metazoa in stool (Trichoris trichura 2, Ancylostoma duodenale 3 and Ascaria lumbricoidis 10) and the remaining 11 had protozoa (Giardia lamblia 7 and Entamoeba hystolytica cyst 4).
Strongyloides stercoralis (threadworm) and Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale (hookworms) are less common here but should be considered in immigrants, such as our patient.
Hookworm burden reductions in Balb/c mice vaccinated with Ancylostoma secreted protein 1 (ASP-1) from Ancylostoma duodenale, A.