Ascaris lumbricoides


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Related to Ascaris lumbricoides: Enterobius vermicularis, Necator americanus
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Synonyms for Ascaris lumbricoides

intestinal parasite of humans and pigs

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3] In a rural community in China, 61% of the 215 people studied were infected with Ascaris lumbricoides.
The prevalences of Ascaris lumbricoides, Trchuris trichuria, and hookworm in schoolchildren were reduced by 25%, 33%, and 82%, respectively.
The differential diagnoses of the MRCP appearance included intra-biliary thrombus, tumour, pus, gas, foreign body, an MRCP artefact or parasitic infection, such as with the roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides.
More than one billion of the world's population, including atleast 400 million school children are chronically infected with Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura and the hookworms (1) while schistosomiasis affects nearly 200 million people in 75 countries.
This study retrospectively analyzed those records from 2004 to 2007 as these pertain to levels of prevalence of Ascaris lumbricoides, Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica, Hymenolepis nana, and Blastocystis hominis.
The distribution of helminthic and protozoan infections (expressed as percentages) in the health regions of KwaZulu-Natal province Provincial regions PS DBN PMB LS NC Number of samples 968 2 488 399 178 618 Helminth infections Ascaris lumbricoides 18.
Al-Lahham and co-authors (1990) reported the most common parasites as Ascaris lumbricoides (4.
Y llyngyren gron yr oeddwn i'n cyfeirio ati hi'n benodol yn yr erthygl ar 7fed Chwefror, Ascaris lumbricoides, neu'r 'round worm' yn Saesneg.
The epidemiology of Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura and hookworm in the children in the Ranomafana rainforest.
1990), las infecciones por Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura y anquilostomideos (Necator americanus y Ancylostoma duodenale) son muy frecuentes en los paises en vias de desarrollo, donde constituyen un importante problema de salud.
The story begins with a common intestinal parasite called Ascaris lumbricoides, which infects about a billion people worldwide.
Stool specimens were obtained from 331 persons; of these, specimens from 129 (39%) were positive for one or more pathogenic intestinal parasites, including Trichuris trichiura (28%), Ascaris lumbricoides (9%), and other pathogens (Table 2).
The great triumvirate of enteric nematodes are Ascaris lumbricoides, giant roundworm; Trichuris trichiura, whipworm; and Enterobius vermicularis, pinworm.