hookworm disease

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Synonyms for hookworm disease

infestation of the intestines by hookworms which enter the body (usually) through the skin


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Giardiasis, amoebiasis, ascariasis, hookworm disease, trichuriasis are common world-wide, and their impact on human health is high.
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It is estimated that 25% of the world's population suffers from hookworm disease.