Review Article Geohelminths: public health significance

Abstract

The worldwide prevalence of geohelminths and their unique place in evolutionary biology have attracted research focus. These major soiltransmitted intestinal nematodes that cause human diseases are the nematode roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides), the whipworm (Trichuris trichiura) and the two hookworms (Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus), often… (More)

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