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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Prevalence of Ancylostoma caninum (Hookworm), Toxocara canis (Roundworm), and Trichuris vulpis (Whipworm) in stray canines versus owner released canines.
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.
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.
The search for proteins that might stimulate hookworm immunity led Hotez and Cappello to isolate and purify an anticlotting protein from Ancylostoma caninum, a species of worms that infects both dogs and people.