Ascaris


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Ascaris

[′as·kə·rəs]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of roundworms that are intestinal parasites in mammals, including humans.
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In the period 2010 - 2012 and 2014, the helminth nematode, Ascaris lumbricoides was the most common parasite with prevalence rates 1.
In some parts of India, Ascaris infestation has been found 80-90%2.
Ascaris lumbricoides is an intestinal parasite common in Third World countries which can stunt growth and mental development.
Patients with confirmed infection had excreted in stool [greater than or equal to] 1 worm that was subsequently laboratory-identified as Ascaris sp.
Una prevalencia como la anterior sucede en Turbo y El Bagre (Antioquia, Colombia), donde 68% de ninos de 4-10 anos tiene ascaris, 44% tricocefalos y 38% uncinarias (4).
The parasitic roundworm that commonly infects pigs is Ascaris suum, which is so genetically similar to A.
Ascaris (Ascaris lumbricoides) is the most widespread roundworm globally.
Confirmed cases were among persons who had excreted in stool at least one worm laboratory-identified as Ascaris species.
Esto fue corroborado en parte por Levecfee y colaboradores (12), en un trabajo llevado a cabo con poblacion residente en cinco paises de Africa, Asia y Suramerica, en el que se comparo la sensibilidad del Kato-Katz con la del McMaster; se informo alta sensibilidad del Kato-Katz para el diagnostico de Ascaris lumbricoides, pero fue estadisticamente igual para T trichiura y uncinarias.
A 1 cm x 1cm perforation was found in the prepyloric region of stomach and two live Ascaris were seen protruding through the perforation (Figs 1 and 2).
Dentro de estas investigaciones se encuentra una realizada en Argentina, con aguas recreacionales donde se encontraron huevos de helmintos, a saber Ascaris sp.
Los helmintos son gusanos como ascaris lumbricoide y la Tenla, mientras que del grupo de los protozoos estan las amibas, entamoeba histolytica y giardia intestinali.