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Ascaris suum

"Ascaris suum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A species of parasitic nematode usually found in domestic pigs and a few other animals. Human infection can also occur, presumably as result of handling pig manure, and can lead to intestinal obstruction.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ascaris suum" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Ascaris suum" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2007 and 2018
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.