Human intestinal parasites in the past: new findings and a review.

@article{Gonalves2003HumanIP,
  title={Human intestinal parasites in the past: new findings and a review.},
  author={Marcelo Luiz Carvalho Gonçalves and Adauto Ara{\'u}jo and Luiz Fernando Ferreira},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={2003},
  volume={98 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          103-18
        }
}
Almost all known human specific parasites have been found in ancient feces. A review of the paleoparasitological helminth and intestinal protozoa findings available in the literature is presented. We also report the new paleoparasitologic findings from the examination performed in samples collected in New and Old World archaeological sites. New finds of ancylostomid, Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, Enterobius vermicularis, Trichostrongylus spp., Diphyllobothrium latum, Hymenolepis… 

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