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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A final section on other tropical neurological disorders covers venomous bites and stings and geohelminth infections.
Geohelminth infection was assessed from a faeces sample following the formal ether concentration technique [23].
Reductions in the prevalence and incidence of geohelminth infections following a city-wide sanitation program in a Brazilian urban centre.
Overall, HIV-uninfected patients were significantly more likely to have at least one parasitic infection including a helminth, geohelminth, schistosomiasis, hookworm, or mixed infection compared with HIV-infected patients.
factor for geohelminth infections: a longitudinal study of Kenyan
Results: Before intervention, anemia was prevalent and severe, and geohelminth infections were prevalent and light Plasmodium falciparum infection was nearly universal.
Geophagy and its association with geohelminth infection in rural schoolchildren from northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
However, many of the studies have treated concurrently schistosomiasis and geohelminth infections making it difficult to determine the exact benefit of treatment for schistosomiasis.
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.
Geohelminths are involved in several human infections such as cutaneous larva migrans caused by A.