One advantage of hookworm
is that it does not need to be re-inoculated at intervals for inflammatory bowel disease like Trichuris suis.
infection also can stunt the growth and development of children.
eggs are expelled in the dog's feces, and develop into infectious larvae in two to 10 days.
Anten JFG, Zuidema PJ (1964) Hookworm
infection in Dutch servicemen returning from West New Guinea.
Of the samples, 56 percent contained at least one hookworm
species, 15 percent harbored the eggs of the giant roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides and 30 percent contained G.
I pull off the highway into a eucalyptus-lined parking lot where I'll meet my hookworm
donor, a medical school dropout named Garin Aglietti.
infection was seen only in six children, of which 2 were in the study group and 4 in the control group.
In a survey that involved 390 participants in other parts of western Kenya, 76.2% had at least one STH, and it showed that hookworm
infections were associated with lower hemoglobin, resulting in anaemia .
Several studies have also confirmed a significant association between wealth index and hookworm
At least 1 billion people could be infected with hookworm
, ringworm, or similar parasites, but installing latrines can cut the infection rate by half, a new study has found.
Cutaneous larva migrans is caused by the parasitic larvae of the dog or cat hookworm
. The most common reservoir is beach sand.
The presence of one or more types of helminth ova (Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura or hookworm
) in a diarrhoeal or non-diarrhoeal stool sample was considered positive for STH infestation.
Nematode Species Number of Patients (%) Ascaris lumbricoides 11 (14.7) Hookworm
11 (14.7) Trichuris trichura 1 (14) Co-infection * 5 (6.8) * presence of 2 or 3 of the observed nematode species Table 2.
Slides were examined within 45 min of slide preparation to avoid clearing of hookworm
, roundworm, bed bugs, lice, trichinosis, sleeping sickness, scabies: these are some of the parasites and diseases that Drisdelle ably describes with mirth, occasional poetry, and an infectious scientific fascination, where the human story is an essential element of the natural history.