hookworm infestation

hookworm infestation

Parasitization by one of the roundworms (nematodes) Ancylostoma duodenale or Necator americanus . Hookworm infestation (ancylostomiasis) occurs world-wide in areas where people go barefoot. The mouth parts of the worms are equipped with securing hooks. Large infestations cause abdominal pain, diarrhoea, severe anaemia and debility. There are effective ANTHELMINTIC drugs to remove the worms.
References in periodicals archive ?
DE: That's true, yet other examples that come to mind are the lighter or almost white colored gums of anemic puppies who might be suffering from severe flea or hookworm infestation. In adult dogs, you may see jaundice or a yellowing of the gums as a result of liver disease.
The main reason is excessive loss of iron or demand of iron associated with menstruation, child birth, hookworm infestation, etc.
The following report describes a case of melena in a middle-aged farmer, where the diagnosis of hookworm infestation was delayed due to the unusual presentation.
A diagnosis of hookworm infestation may have to be made from the observation of disease, rather than a fecal examination.
trichiura and hookworm; this differs from the situation in older children and adults, where hookworm infestation is second highest.
There was a low prevalence (10.6%) of hookworm infestation, which could be explained by deworming procedures in line with the Ugandan National Anaemia Policy.
Significant history in children with which severity of anemia presented 32 cases with fever with anaemia seen in malaria, kalaazar, tuberculosis, malignancy, hookworm infestation etc.
DE: That's true, yet other examples that come to mind are the lighter or almost white-colored gums of anemic puppies who might be suffering from severe flea or hookworm infestation. In adult dogs, you may see jaundice or a yellowing of the gums as a result of liver disease.
Prevalence and morphological types of anaemia and hookworm infestation in the medical emergency ward, Mulago Hospital, Uganda.
DE: That's true, yet other examples of problems are the lighter or almost white-colored gums of anemic puppies who might be suffering from severe flea or hookworm infestation. In adult dogs, you may see jaundice or a yellowing of the gums as a result of liver disease.
(20) There are no recent data on the prevalence of anaemia among medical patients and the burden of hookworm infestation among anaemic patients in Mulago Hospital, and the present study sought to investigate these.
None have shoes, an invaluable aid in fighting hookworm infestations, because hookworms enter through the bottoms of the feet.