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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Early symptoms after experimental infection of man with Ancylostoma braziliense var.
Ancylostoma braziliense is the most common species to cause this rash.
Among hookworms, Ancylostoma braziliense is regarded as the most common cause of cutaneous larva migrans in humans.
The most common parasite species causing creeping eruption are Ancylostoma braziliense, A.
-- -- -- Giardia lamblia 57 (6,31%) 25 (2,76%) 28 (3,10%) Ancilostomideos -- -- -- Ancylostoma braziliense -- -- -- Ascaris lumbricoides 3 (0,33%) 1 (0,11%) 5 (0,55%) Enterobius vermiculares 1 (0,11%) 1 (0,11%) -- Trichuris trichiura -- 1 (0,11%) -- Trichocephalus trichiurus 1 (0,11%) 2 (0,22%) 3 (0,33%) Fasciola hepatica -- -- -- Hymenolepis nana 1 (0,11%) 3 (0,33%) 1 (0,11%) Taenia sp.
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).