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Infestation with or disease caused by the parasitic roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides.


(Pathology) infestation of the intestines with the roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides, causing abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, weight loss, etc


(ˌæs kəˈraɪ ə sɪs)

infestation with ascarids.
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Noun1.ascariasis - infestation of the human intestine with Ascaris roundwormsascariasis - infestation of the human intestine with Ascaris roundworms
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites


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5] It is found that among the many different heterologous sera from cases with other parasitic diseases (including schistosomiasis, paragonimiasis, trichinellosis, ascariasis, hookworm disease, and trichuriasis), those from paragonimiasis show most serious cross-reactivity to the antigens of C.
3] The WHO estimated that globally, there are 800-1000 million cases of ascariasis, 700-900 million of hookworm infection, 500 millions of trichuriasis, 200 million of giardiasis, and 500 million of amoebiasis.
Age patterns in undernutrition and helminth infection in a rural area of Brazil: associations with ascariasis and hookworm.
7] used of ethanolic extraction of Calligonum comosum and recorded that, it have highly efficacy in the treatment of Ascariasis.
Effects of Improved Water Supply and Sanitation on Ascariasis, Diarrhea, Dracunculiasis, Hookworm Infection, Schistosomiasis and Trachoma", Bull World Health Organ.
4mn people die each year from diseases associated with pathogens in water, including cholera, typhoid, infectious hepatitis, polio, cryptosporidiosis, ascariasis and diarrheal diseases.
1] A host of conditions can mimic appendicitis, namely protozoan infections (amoebiasis, schistosomiasis, ascariasis, enterobiasis), tuber culosis, mucoceles and carcinoid tumours.
Moreover, cholesterol was found augmenting the survival of ascariasis larval growth when added to RPMI-1640 culture medium and there may be some factors or enzymes which allow the parasite to breakup and consume lipids/cholesterol (Urban et al.
In particular, helminth infections such as ascariasis are commonly associated with wastewater exposure, and are linked to anemia and impaired physical and cognitive development (Bos et al.
Some patients had associated comorbids in the form of pneumonia (1), ASD (1), ascariasis (1), and measles encephalitis (1).
Parasitic infestation due to Hydatid disease, Ascariasis