Ascaris


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Related to Ascaris: Ascaris lumbricoides
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Synonyms for Ascaris

type genus of the family Ascaridae: roundworms with a three-lipped mouth

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In the case of helminthes, Ascaris lumbricoides was predominant with 16 (6.2%) positive cases followed by Trichuris trichiura with 3 (1.1%) positive cases.
A total of 14 patients aged 1-53 years (median: 25 years) from seven farms in six Maine counties had an Ascaris infection (eight confirmed, four probable, and two suspected) during 2010-2013.
Surgical complications due to Ascaris are rarer in adults [3].
About 25% of the world's population is infected with Ascaris lumbricoides, making this the most common helminthic infection worldwide [1].
Infection that persisted beyond treatment was Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, Giardia lamblia and Strongyloides.
Roundworms gain entry to the human host via two routes: by egg ingestion (Ascaris, Trichuris and Enterobius) or via larvae that penetrate the skin of their host (Strongyloides and hookworm).
Eggs of Ascaris lumbricoides were found in the patient's stool.
A health department spokesman said there was no scientific evidence that infestation with ascaris, a parasitic worm which lives in the intestine, was a way to lose weight.
Se presenta una herramienta descriptiva e interactiva (MONRATE) para calcular y predecir las tasas y tiempo de reinfeccion con Ascaris lumbricoides tras un tratamiento de quimioterapia.
Ascaris suum, parasito helminto que habita el intestino delgado del cerdo y metaboliza los carbohidratos hasta acidos grasos de cadena corta en condiciones anaerobicas, ha sido utilizado como modelo en estudios de bioquimica comparativa.