Ascariasis

Known as: ascaridiasis, Ascariases, ascariosis 
An infection that is caused by the roundworm Ascaris lumbricoides, many cases of which remain asymptomatic. During the transient larval migratory… (More)
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1938-2017
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Parasitic diseases have a devastating, long-term impact on human health, welfare and food production worldwide. More than two… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
In the United States, there is a largely hidden burden of diseases caused by a group of chronic and debilitating parasitic… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
We estimated the disease burden from water, sanitation, and hygiene at the global level taking into account various disease… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Because concurrent infections with geohelminth parasites might impair the immune response to oral vaccines, we studied the… (More)
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1997
1997
BACKGROUND Infestation with Ascaris lumbricoides is seen worldwide. Recently, there has been much interest in the pancreatic… (More)
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1992
1992
Invasion of the adult roundworm, Ascaris lumbricoides, into the gallbladder is rare and was seen in 14(2.1%) of the 665 cases… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
500 patients with hepatobiliary and pancreatic disease due to Ascaris lumbricoides infection were studied. 274 patients had… (More)
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1987
1987
Biliary ascariasis is as frequent a cause of adult biliary disease as gallstones in Kashmir Valley, India. In the present study… (More)
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1985
1985
We prospectively evaluated the incidence, clinical features, radiographic findings, and course of biliary and pancreatic disease… (More)
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1976
1976
The ascaris is a common human parasite and has a world wide distribution. In areas where it is endemic, biliary complications are… (More)
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