geohelminth

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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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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).
Geohelminths are involved in several human infections such as cutaneous larva migrans caused by A.
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