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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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Real-time PCR demonstrates Ancylostoma duodenale is a key factor in the etiology of severe anemia and iron deficiency in Malawian pre-school children.
Caption: Figure 2: Graphical representation of the life cycles of hookworms (human: Necator americanus or Ancylostoma duodenale; mouse: Nippostrongylus brasiliensis) and Schistosoma mansoni.
Epidemiological evidence for a differential effect of hookworm species, Ancylostoma duodenale or Necator americanus, on iron status of children.
Van Lieshout, "Simultaneous detection and quantification of Ancylostoma duodenale, Necator americanus, and Oesophagostomum bifurcum in fecal samples using multiplex real-time PCR," The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol.
7 %, while Trichurus trichiura and Ancylostoma duodenale were found in 1.
The company said EMVERM is indicated for the treatment of Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm), Trichuris trichiura (whipworm), Ascaris lumbricoides (common roundworm), Ancylostoma duodenale (common hookworm), Necator americanus (American hookworm) in single or mixed infections.
Indeed, several parasites can infect humans without regard to hygiene and sanitation, via skin penetration: hookworm, Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale, and the Schistosoma spp.
Necator americanus (hookworm) and other helminth infections such as Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, Ancylostoma duodenale, schistosomiasis, and filariasis may offer novel therapies to modulate specific inflammatory pathways found in allergic and autoimmune disease.
butschlii Helminths 17 17.4 Ancylostoma duodenale 6 35.3 Strongyloides stercoralis 5 29.4 Ascaris lumbricoides 3 17.6 Trichuris trichiura 2 11.8 S.
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.