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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No Brasil, essa doenca parasitaria tem sido assinalada em varios estados e frequentemente esta relacionada a pessoas que tiveram contato com areia, contaminada principalmente por larvas de Ancylostoma braziliense e A.
Animal (dog and cat) hookworms such as Ancylostoma braziliense are responsible for most CLM infestations in the Central and Southeastern United States.
There are actually three species of this nasty parasite commonly infecting dogs in North America: Ancylostoma caninum (canine hookworm), Ancylostoma braziliense (canine and feline hookworm), and Uncinaria stenocephala (Northern canine hookworm).
Early symptoms after experimental infection of man with Ancylostoma braziliense var.