"Ascaris lumbricoides" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A species of parasitic nematode that is the largest found in the human intestine. Its distribution is worldwide, but it is more prevalent in areas of poor sanitation. Human infection with A. lumbricoides is acquired by swallowing fully embryonated eggs from contaminated soil.
- Ascaris lumbricoides
- Ascaris lumbricoide
- lumbricoide, Ascaris
- lumbricoides, Ascaris
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Ascaris lumbricoides" by people in Profiles.
Ascaris lumbricoides and ticks associated with sensitization to galactose a1,3-galactose and elicitation of the alpha-gal syndrome. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2022 02; 149(2):698-707.e3.
Child With a Serpinginous Structure in the Bowel. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Nov; 70(5):e47-e48.
The Effect of Deworming on Tests of Tuberculosis Infection in Children With Recent Tuberculosis Exposure: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 06; 35(6):622-7.
Enteric parasites and enteroaggregative Escherichia coli in children from Cañazas County, Veraguas Province, Panama. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Aug; 91(2):267-72.
A case of biliary ascariasis. Isr Med Assoc J. 2014 May; 16(5):324-5.
Ascaris lumbricoides infection and its relation to environmental factors in the Mbeya region of Tanzania, a cross-sectional, population-based study. PLoS One. 2014; 9(3):e92032.
Integrated school-based surveillance for soil-transmitted helminth infections and lymphatic filariasis in Gampaha district, Sri Lanka. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Apr; 90(4):661-6.
Diagnostic accuracy of Kato-Katz, FLOTAC, Baermann, and PCR methods for the detection of light-intensity hookworm and Strongyloides stercoralis infections in Tanzania. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Mar; 90(3):535-545.
Geohelminths: public health significance. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2014 Jan 15; 8(1):5-16.
Mobile phone microscopy for the diagnosis of soil-transmitted helminth infections: a proof-of-concept study. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Apr; 88(4):626-9.