Experimental infection of humans with Ancylostoma ceylanicum: clinical, parasitological, haematological and immunological findings.

@article{Carroll1986ExperimentalIO,
  title={Experimental infection of humans with Ancylostoma ceylanicum: clinical, parasitological, haematological and immunological findings.},
  author={Susan M. Carroll and David I. Grove},
  journal={Tropical and geographical medicine},
  year={1986},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={38-45}
}
Experimental infection of two human volunteers with Ancylostoma ceylanicum produced patent infection. Following percutaneous infection with 1200 infective larvae, there was no evidence of skin eruption, however, severe abdominal discomfort was experienced by both subjects coincidently at various intervals. Eggs appeared in the faeces five weeks after infection; low level excretion continued until termination of the infection 30 weeks after inoculation. Infection had no significant effect on… CONTINUE READING