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geohelminth

(jē″ō-hĕl′mĭnth) [Gr., geo, earth + ″]
Any of the tropical soil worms, including ascaris, hookworm, and Trichuris trichiura (whipworm), that may parasitize human beings and other organisms.
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Epidemiology of malaria, schistosomiasis, geohelminths, anemia and malnutrition in the context of a demographic surveillance system in northern Angola.
Both dog and cat roundworms are mildly zoonotic geohelminths.
The parasites identified among the geohelminths were Giardia lamblia, Schistosoma mansoni and hookworm (Necator americanus).
Geohelminth infection was assessed from a faeces sample following the formal ether concentration technique [23].
Geohelminths are involved in several human infections such as cutaneous larva migrans caused by A.
Double-blind placebo controlled study of concurrent administration of albendazole and praziquantel in school children with schistosomiasis and geohelminths.
However, the high burden in some of our communities of less exotic helminth parasites, such as schistosomes and the geohelminths, must always be remembered when investigating cases of eosinophilia.
Olds GR, King C, Hewlett J, Olveda R, Wu G, Ouma J, Peters P, McGarvey S, Odhiambo O, Koech D, Liu CY, Aligui G, Gachihi G, Kombe Y, Parraga I, Ramirez B, Whalen C, Horton RJ and P Reeve Double-blind placebo-controlled study of concurrent administration of albendazole and praziquantel in school children with schistosomiasis and geohelminths.
The major groups of parasites include geohelminths, schistosomes and protozoans (1) that are associated with malnutrition, iron deficiency anaemia, and impaired growth and cognitive development caused by decreased appetite, nutrient loss, malabsorption and decreased nutrient utilisation.