Ancylostoma


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Ancylostoma

[‚aŋ·kə′läs·tə·mə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of roundworms, commonly known as hookworms, in the order Ancylostomidae; parasites of humans, dogs, and cats.
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To the Editor: Human hookworm infections are commonly caused by 2 anthroponotic species, Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale.
Indeed, several parasites can infect humans without regard to hygiene and sanitation, via skin penetration: hookworm, Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale, and the Schistosoma spp.
Prevalence of Ancylostoma caninum (Hookworm), Toxocara canis (Roundworm), and Trichuris vulpis (Whipworm) in stray canines versus owner released canines.
The scientists reported Monday in the journal Nature Genetics that they identified nearly 31,000 active genes in the tiny blood-sucking worm known as Ancylostoma ceylanicum.
Ashford studied the severe anemia common in Puerto Rico and determined it was caused by infestation of the hookworm Ancylostoma.
4 100 Ancylostoma caninum -- -- -- -- Toxocara canis 2 25 4 50 Toxascaris leonine 2 14 4 29 Rictularia spp.
Other nematodes reported from the swift fox but not found in our study include Ancylostoma caninum, a species of Capillaria, Trichuris vulpis, Uncinaria stenocephala, and a species of Uncinaria (see McClure, 1933; Stiles and Baker, 1935; Erickson, 1944; Cutter, 1958; Kilgore, 1969; Miller et al.
Furthermore, feces parasitological tests were negative for Ancylostoma duodenale, Necator americanus, Ascaris lumbricoides, Giardia lamblia, Trichuris trichiura and Schistossoma mansoni for all of the individuals in the study.
Los parasitos hallados fueron Ancylostoma caninum (71,74%), Toxocara canis (63,04%), Trichuris vulpis (45,65%), Uncinaria stenocephala (41,30%), Capillaria aerophila (17,39%), Echinococcus granulosus (8,69%), Giardia spp.
It treats infections with adult, immature adult and larval stages of Toxocara canis and adult stages of Uncinaria stenocephala and Ancylostoma caninum.
They also carry parasitic nematodes such as Necator americanus, Ancylostoma duodenale, Enterobius vermicularis and Ascaris lumbricoides.
The worms can be roundworms like Ascaris lumbricoides, whipworms like Trichuris trichiura, hookworms like Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale, pinworms like Enterobius vermicularis or other species of worms.