Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, Ancylostoma duodenale, and Necator americanus collectively infect over 2 billion of the world's poorest people (1).
Socioeconomic andbehavioral factor affecting the prevalence of geohelminths
in pre-school children.
2012) Contamination of soil with eggs of geohelminths
in recreational areas in the Lublin region of Poland.
Epidemiology of malaria, schistosomiasis, geohelminths
, anemia and malnutrition in the context of a demographic surveillance system in northern Angola.
1) The WHO further estimated that schistosome infections and geohelminths
accounts for over 40% of the world tropical disease burden with the exclusion of malaria.
Both dog and cat roundworms are mildly zoonotic geohelminths
Keeping in view these public health problems this study was conducted with the objective to assess the frequency of intestinal geohelminths
and other intestinal parasitic infections.
The parasites identified among the geohelminths
were Giardia lamblia, Schistosoma mansoni and hookworm (Necator americanus).
are involved in several human infections such as cutaneous larva migrans caused by A.
Control of geohelminths
by delivery of targeted chemotherapy through schools.
There are four species of intestinal helminthic parasites, also known as geohelminths
and soil-transmitted helminths: Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm), Trichiuris trichiuria (whipworm), Ancylostoma duodenale, and Necator americanicus (hookworms).
Evaluation of the Efficacy of Antihelminthic Treatment with Oxantel-Pyrantel Pamoate and Reinfection by Geohelminths
, in Children from two Populations in Sucre State