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Ascaris lumbricoides

Ascaris lumbricoides: Introduction

Ascaris lumbricoides: Humans worldwide are infected with Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris trichiura; the eggs of these roundworms (nematode) are "sticky" and may be carried to ... more about Ascaris lumbricoides.

Ascaris lumbricoides: Common roundworm infecting human intestines. Causing restlessness, fever, diarrhea. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ascaris lumbricoides is available below.

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Humans worldwide are infected with Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris trichiura; the eggs of these roundworms (nematode) are "sticky" and may be carried to the mouth by hands, other body parts, fomites (inanimate objects), or foods.

Ascariasis and trichuriasis are the scientific names of these infections. Ascariasis is also known commonly as the "large roundworm" infection and trichuriasis as "whip worm" infection. (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

Definitions of Ascaris lumbricoides:

Infection by nematodes of the genus ASCARIS. Ingestion of infective eggs causes diarrhea and pneumonitis. Its distribution is more prevalent in areas of poor sanitation and where human feces are used for fertilizer. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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  1. Ascaris lumbricoides: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications

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