Ascaris

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Related to Ascaris lumbricoides: Enterobius vermicularis, Necator americanus

Ascaris

[′as·kə·rəs]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of roundworms that are intestinal parasites in mammals, including humans.
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Chronic intussusception in children caused by Ascaris lumbricoides.
Endoscopic diagnosis in Ascaris lumbricoides case with pyloric obstruction.
The infection with Ascaris lumbricoides is diagnosed by identifying the characteristic eggs in the stool of the infected person.
Ascaris lumbricoides intensity in relation to environmental, socioeconomic, and behavioral determinants of exposure to infection in children from southeast Madagascar.
Of the week's total of 26 stool specimens, there were only three with Ascaris lumbricoides eggs and two with Entamoeba histolytica cysts.
stercoralis nematodes (not detected in fecal samples or larval culture); 1 had Ascaris lumbricoides eggs in feces; 1 had a positive indirect hemagglutination result but negative ELISA result for E.
Parasites isolated from the currency notes included Ascaris lumbricoides (8.
The laboratory identified the worm as Ascaris lumbricoides.
Their games and activities probably provide ample opportunity for infection with Ascaris lumbricoides through ingestion of egg-infested soil on their hands or which may be carded inside and ingested with food.
Two patients underwent extensive serologic testing for helminths by ELISA, including tests for Dirofilaria immitis, Toxocara canis, Ascaris lumbricoides, Anisakis spp.
procyonis eggs have a thermal death point, [less than or equal to] 62[degrees]C, very similar to the thermal death point of Ascaris lumbricoides and A.
Tests to detect parasites showed Ascaris lumbricoides in 8 (2%), Blastocystis hominis in 23 (5.