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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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In the period 2010 - 2012 and 2014, the helminth nematode, Ascaris lumbricoides was the most common parasite with prevalence rates 1.
Weight gain of Kenyan school children infected with hookworm, Trichuris trichiura and Ascaris lumbricoides is improved following once-or twice-yearly treatment with albendazole.
33,9 16,3 16,7 Helmintos Hymenolepis nana 3,2 0,0 5,0 Enterobius vermicularis 37,7 21,7 20,0 Ascaris lumbricoides 5,2 0,0 5,0 Anquilostomideos 0,0 0,0 0,0 Trichuris trichiura 1,9 0,0 1,7 Strongyloides stercoralis 0,2 0,0 0,0 Provincia Especie Entre Rios Formosa La Pampa Protozoos comensales Entamoeba coli 5,6 20,4 6,9 Endolimax nana 4,5 12,9 1,7 Enteromonas hominis 0,4 0,0 0,0 Chilomastix mesnili 0,0 1,1 0,0 Iodamoeba butschlii 1,1 1,1 0,0 Protozoos patogenos Giardia lamblia 11,9 31,2 15,5 Blastocystis sp.
Single and multiple infections showed a downward trend when compared to the previous studies with Ascaris lumbricoides persisting with the highest prevalence.
Those (11 food handlers) who were positive for fertilized egg of Ascaris lumbricoides in direct mount were also positive in formol ether concentration method for the same parasite.
Human infection with Ascaris lumbricoides is associated with suppression of the interIeukin-2 response to recombinant cholera toxin B subunit following vaccination with the live oral cholera vaccine CVD 103-HgR.
33%) tested positive for numerous intestinal parasites that included Ascaris Lumbricoides 27(18%), Hymenolepis nana 22(15%), Pin worm 18(12%), Taenia saginata 14(9%), Entamoeba histolytica 9(6%), Giardia Lamblia 5(3%) and Ankylostomaduodenal 3(2%).
Necator americanus (hookworm) and other helminth infections such as Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, Ancylostoma duodenale, schistosomiasis, and filariasis may offer novel therapies to modulate specific inflammatory pathways found in allergic and autoimmune disease.
Are Ascaris lumbricoides and Ascaris suum a single species?
From the study, it was evident that Ascaris lumbricoides known as intestinal roundworm was the common parasite seen in the fecal sample.
Se procura el control especifico y principalmente de Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, Necator americanus y Ancylostoma duodenale.
De las especies identificadas de helmintos, cinco eran nematodos: Ascaris lumbricoides, Enterobius vermicularis, Strongyloides stercoralis, Trichuris trichiura, y una especie no identificada de la Familia Ancylostomidae; y dos eran cestodos: Hymenolepis nana y Taenia spp.