common roundworm

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Synonyms for common roundworm

intestinal parasite of humans and pigs

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London, Dec 9 (ANI): McGill University researchers have discovered a previously unknown mutation in a common roundworm that holds promise of new treatments for obesity in humans.
12 Cell describe the proteins, netrin-1 and netrin-2, and their close similarity to the protein unc-6, known to be a key factor in the neural development of the nematode, or common roundworm.
Baylisascaris procyonis (BP), a common roundworm found in the small intestine of raccoons, causes severe or fatal encephalitis (neural larva migrans [NLM]) in a variety of birds and mammals, including humans (1-8).
There are currently no consistent reports of treatment failures for common roundworms in cats and dogs that cannot be accounted for by the biology of the worms or by re-infection.