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helminth

[′hel‚minth]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any parasitic worm.
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In the present study, the drinking water of Hilla city is contaminated with ten parasites: five types of protozoa and same types of helminthes (Table 2).
No significant difference was found in terms of prevalence of gastrointestinal helminthes in both male and female dogs.
Glutathione-s- GSTs are one of the major detoxification transferases (GSTs) systems ubiquitous among eukaryotes and have been found in a wide range of parasitic helminthes.
It's worth mentioning here that we are living in the 21st century and at the touch of a button you can find all the detailed information about helminthes, roundworms, pinworms, hookworms and the Trichura Tichurasis.
Olsen A, Samuelsen H and W Onyango-Ouma A study of risk factors for intestinal helminthes infections using epidemiological and anthropological approaches.
The most common of these is soil-transmitted helminthiasis, an infection caused by soil-transmitted helminthes.
The current approach for controlling intestinal helminthes among resettling refugees involves presumptive treatment before resettlement rather than routine fecal screening (www.
New commitments from partners will close the funding gap to eradicate Guinea worm disease and expedite progress toward the 2020 goals of elimination for lymphatic filariasis, blinding trachoma, sleeping sickness and leprosy, and control of soil-transmitted helminthes, schistosomiasis, river blindness, Chagas disease and visceral leishmaniasis.
GlaxoSmithKline will extend its existing donation of albendazole to treat soil-transmitted helminthes by providing 400 million tablets per year for an additional five years to 2020, as well as continuing its donation of 600 million tablets per year to combat lymphatic filariasis.
In 2012, USAID will provide expanded assistance to districts who need assistance to complete their MDAs for LF and additionally USAID has assistance MOH to develop a new policy and plan for the control of Soil Transmitted Helminthes a disease which cause high morbidity throughout Indonesia.
Human factors--age dependent immunity, (12) genetic resistance to malarial infection and disease,13 macro and micro-nutrient deficiencies, (14) pregnancy, (15) co-infection with helminthes or viral diseases,16 and behavioural modifications on the individual or society in general.