helminth


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helminth

[′hel‚minth]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any parasitic worm.
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They focused on soil-transmitted parasitic worms, helminths and Schistosoma.
The most common helminth infections in humans are those caused by Ascaris, Trichuris, and hookworms infecting more than 1.
Major gastrointestinal helminth parasites of grazing small ruminants in and around Ambo town of Central Oromia, Ethiopia.
lt;B From left, Dr Iain Chalmers, Prof Karl Hoffmann, Dr Martin Swain and Dr Kathy Geyer, members of the Barrett Centre for Helminth Control at Aberystwyth University Anthony Pugh
Gastrointestinal helminth infections are considered a major threat to livestock all over the world (Githiori et al.
There are numbers of published reports around the globe on prevalence of GI helminth parasites (Islam et al.
Occurrence of helminth and oocyst eggs of gastrointestinal protozoans was observed in passerine birds kept in captivity in the Brazilian Amazon (Table 1; Figure 1A-H), including in species such as Cyanoloxia rothschildii, Paroariagularis, and Tangara episcopus, whose distribution is restricted to the Amazon biome (SIGRIST, 2009).
This interaction known as crowding effect and experimentally evidenced in some helminth species leads to an adjustment of the biomass of the parasite infrapopulation to the host capacity (Roberts & Janovy 2009).
Prevalence and clustering of soil-transmitted helminth infections in a tribal area in southern India.