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Ankylostomiasis: Introduction

Ankylostomiasis: A parasitic intestinal infection caused by a hookworm called Ancylostoma duodenale or Necator americanus. Infection usually occurs when larva enter a break in the skin and then travel throughout the body until the reach the intestines. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ankylostomiasis is available below.

Symptoms of Ankylostomiasis

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Causes of Ankylostomiasis

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Misdiagnosis and Ankylostomiasis

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Definitions of Ankylostomiasis:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Ankylostomiasis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Ankylostomiasis

  1. Ankylostomiasis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing

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