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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Keeping this point in view, some of the dog parasites, such as Ancylostoma (A.) spp.
Among the protozoan parasites, Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica, and a number of helminthes such as hook worms (Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale), Ascaris lumbricoides, and Enterobius vermicularis could contaminate food and water sources (3,4).
Ya en Lima, en 1972 obtuvo su doctorado en Ciencias Biologicas, por la Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos con la tesis Dinamica de implantacion masiva experimental de Ancylostoma caninum Ercolani 1859y sus proyecciones aplicativas.
Debe tenerse en cuenta que en Argentina se han realizado estudios en caninos, resultando positivos ante agentes como Leptospira, Toxocara, Ancylostoma, Trichuris, Dipylidium, Taenia (18, 19) e incluso Ancylostoma en la propia ciudad en estudio (20).
Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus hookworms are believed to be the most prevalent species that infect humans.
Ancylostoma braziliense is the most common species to cause this rash.
Intestinal nematodes Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, and hookworms (Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale) which infect humans are considered soil-transmitted helminths (STHs).