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threadworm

any of various nematodes, esp the pinworm
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Strongyloides stercoralis, which is also called threadworm, is a parasitic nematode that can parasitize dogs, cats, man and other primates (Dillard et al., 2007).
SEE PHARMACIST The service, which will be available during normal pharmacy opening hours plus the evening and These are the minor ailments patients in Wales will be encouraged to have treated chemist rather than going GP: constipation, indigestion, hayfever, coughs, sore athlete's foot, thrush, head lice, diarrhoea, warts, and threadworm.
2000, Moss & Watson 2001) and parasites, in particular the caecal threadworm Trichostrongylus tenuis (Potts et al.
Strongyloides stercoralis (threadworm) and Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale (hookworms) are less common here but should be considered in immigrants, such as our patient.
For example, the narrative records with uncomfortable realism the treatment that Halley has to undergo as a young child to rid her of infestations first of threadworm and afterwards of roundworm.
westeri is the hookworm of horses (known as the threadworm) and can cause bleeding and respiratory problems.
The cause is felt to be related to larvae of the intestinal threadworm, Strongyloides westeri.
In wild red grouse, Lagopus lagopus scoticus, Wilson (1983) reported that 90% of the birds examined carried the caecal threadworm Trichostrongylus tenuis, with old birds carrying 30 times the burden of the young (no age effects were seen in the present study).
Common intestinal parasites include pinworm, whipworm, roundworm, hookworm, threadworm, and tapeworm.
1996): (1) predator-prey relationships, (2) maternal nutrition, (3) host-parasite (cecal threadworm Trichostrongylus tenuis) relationships, and (4) a later version of Chitty's (1967) genetic hypothesis.