Ancylostoma duodenale


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Related to Ancylostoma duodenale: Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura

Ancylostoma

 [an″sĭ-los´to-mah]
a genus of parasitic hookworms.
Ancylostoma america´num Necator americanus.
Ancylostoma brazilien´se a species parasitic in dogs and cats in tropical and subtropical regions; its larvae may cause a creeping eruption in humans.
Ancylostoma cani´num the common hookworm of dogs and cats.
Ancylostoma duodena´le a common hookworm parasitic in the human small intestine.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

An·cy·los·to·ma du·o·de·na·'le

the Old World hookworm of humans, a species widespread in temperate areas, in contrast to the more tropic distribution of the New World hookworm, Necator americanus, which is the only hookworm found in the U.S.
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Ancylostoma duodenale

The only hookworm native to the US, which enters the body as a 3rd-stage larva through breaks in the skin (e.g., bare feet in contact with contaminated soil); once in the circulation, larvae migrate to the pulmonary alveoli, where they are coughed up and swallowed, then enter the duodenum and attach themselves to the intestinal villi.

Clinical findings
Intense pruritus, erythema and a vesicular rash at the site of larval penetration; anaemia; malnutrition.
 
Management
Mebendazole; iron for anaemia.
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An·cy·los·to·ma du·o·de·na·le

(an'si-lo-stō'mă dū-ō-dē'na'lē)
The Old World hookworm of humans, a species widespread in temperate areas, in contrast to the New World hookworm, Necator americanus, which has a more tropical distribution. It is the only hookworm found in the United States.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Ancylostoma duodenale

The common nematode hookworm, causing infestation in Europe, Mediterranean areas and Asia. It is the cause of ANCYLOSTOMIASIS.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Partial internal transcribed spacer 2 (ITS2) sequences of Ancylostoma duodenale and A.
95% ** Ascaris lumbricoides 84 21,9 17,8-26,1 Trichuris trichiura 28 7,3 4,7-9,9 Ancylostoma duodenale 12 3,1 1,4-4,9 Enterobius vermicularis 4 1,0 0,02-2,1 Hymenolepis nana 34 8,9 6,0-11,7 Entamoeba sp.
Mixed infection with intestinal worms (Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura and Necator americanus or Ancylostoma duodenale) is very common, with evidence of household aggregation of infection.
Parasitic diseases generally involved infestations by Trichiuris trichiura, Ancylostoma duodenale, Ascaris lumbricoides, Necator americanus, Giardia intestinalis.
The most frequently detected parasites in the population of refugees are: Ascaris lumbricoides, Enatamoeba histolytica, Gardia lamblia, Ancylostoma duodenale, Necator americanus, Trichuris trichiura, Hymenolepis nana.
Hookworm (Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus) is experiencing a resurgence in Georgia and Kentucky.
Infection caused by Ancylostoma duodenale, the nonzoonotic hookworm that causes diseases known as ground itch worldwide and sandworms in the southern United States, was described as early as the 1840s during the building of the St.
THE indistinguishable eggs of the hookworms Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus are found in the faeces of 1.3 billion people wordwide.