Ascaris lumbricoides

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Related to Ascaris lumbricoides: Enterobius vermicularis, Necator americanus
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Noun1.Ascaris lumbricoides - intestinal parasite of humans and pigsAscaris lumbricoides - intestinal parasite of humans and pigs
nematode, nematode worm, roundworm - unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
Ascaris, genus Ascaris - type genus of the family Ascaridae: roundworms with a three-lipped mouth
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Transmission and natural regulation of infection with Ascaris lumbricoides in a rural community in China.
The first report of an adult Ascaris lumbricoides roundworm in the biliary ducts presenting clinically (and radiologically) in North America or the United Kingdom was published in 1977.
Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, and hookworm), estimated to affect approximately 1 billion persons, are among the most common and widespread human infections [1].
The parasites considered in the model were Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, hookworm (Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus), and Strongyloides stercoralis.
In the coelomyarian muscle type, seen in Mermis nigrescens (19, 29) and various other large nematodes including Ascaris lumbricoides (reclassified suum) (1214), the plate of myofilaments is folded lengthwise so that most of the contractile layer lies radially [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
Ascaris lumbricoides is the most prevalent human parasite world wide, ranging from semi-tropical climates in the southern United States to most of Asia, Latin America and Africa (Bundy 1994; Long-Qi et al.
Non-opportunistic parasites such as Trichuris trichiura, Ascaris lumbricoides, Strongyloides stercoralis and Ancylostoma duodenale are frequently encountered in developing countries, but not currently considered opportunistic in AIDS patients.
I find that amoebae, Ascaris lumbricoides, cestodes (tapeworms), pork worms (Trichinella spiralis), and others turn up very frequently on the BioMeridian.
por ejemplo en pleno siglo XXI, casos de mortalidad infantil por obstruccion intestinal debido a ovillos del geohelminto Ascaris lumbricoides.
Su nivel en la sangre esta muy elevado en humanos alergicos o con parasitosis por helmintos como Necator americanus (3), Ascaris lumbricoides (3), Trichuris trichiura (4), Schistosoma mansoni (5), Trichinella spiralis (6), Fasciola hepatica (7), y por protozoos como Plasmodium falciparum (8), Plasmodium vivax (9) y Toxoplasma gondi (10).
La precision dela tecnica, se determino mediante los porcentajes de recuperacion en muestras cebadas con cantidades conocidas de huevos de Ascaris lumbricoides, procedentes de la coleccion de muestras del Grupo de Parasitologia.