Ancylostoma ceylanicum

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An·cy·los·to·ma cey·la·n'i·cum

species found in the civet cat of Sri Lanka; rarely, reported from humans as an intestinal parasite in humans in Southeast Asia.


a genus of nematode parasites (hookworm) belonging to the family Ancylostomatidae.

Ancylostoma brasiliense
a species parasitic in dogs and cats in tropical and subtropical regions; its larvae may cause creeping eruption in humans.
Ancylostoma caninum
the common hookworm of dogs.
Ancylostoma ceylanicum
a hookworm of dogs and cats in Asia; resembles A. braziliense.
Ancylostoma tubaeforme
the hookworm of cats.
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High prevalence of Ancylostoma ceylanicum hookworm infections in humans, Cambodia, 2012.
Genetic characterization of the partial mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase c subunit I (cox 1) gene of the zoonotic parasitic nematode, Ancylostoma ceylanicum from humans, dogs and cats.
Zoonotic Ancylostoma ceylanicum infection detected by endoscopy.
Traub RJ, Inpankew T, Sutthikornchai T, Sukthana Y, Thompson RC (2008) PCR-based coprodiagnostic tools reveal dogs as reservoirs of zoonotic ancylostomiasis caused by Ancylostoma ceylanicum in temple communities in Bangkok.
Velasquez C, Cabrera B (1968) Ancylostoma ceylanicum (Looss, 1911) in a Filipino woman.
Yoshida Y, Okamoto K, Chiu JK (1968) Ancylostoma ceylanicum infection in dogs, cats, and man in Taiwan.
Effect of combining the larval antigens Ancylostoma secreted protein 2 (ASP-2) and metalloprotease 1 (MTP-1) in protecting hamsters against hookworm infection and disease caused by Ancylostoma ceylanicum.
Comparative studies on Ancylostoma braziliense and Ancylostoma ceylanicum I.
Expression of acquired immunity to the hookworm Ancylostoma ceylanicum in hamsters.