Ascaris lumbricoides

Known as: Ascaris lumbricoide, Giant Roundworm, lumbricoides, Ascaris 
A species of parasitic nematode that is the largest found in the human intestine. Its distribution is worldwide, but it is more prevalent in areas of… (More)
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1938-2017
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND Evidence indicates that infection with Ascaris lumbricoides may promote development of allergy and asthma. OBJECTIVE… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND Little is known about sensitization (defined as a positive IgE) to helminths and disease severity in patients with… (More)
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2006
2006
A controlled randomized trial of antihelminthic treatment was undertaken in 1996-1997 in a rural area of Madagascar where… (More)
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2004
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2004
In human populations, the concomitance of various parasitic infections can induce modifications of the specific immune response… (More)
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2002
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2002
There is growing international interest in the possible relationships between helminthic infection and allergic disease, although… (More)
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2001
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2001
To investigate the potential immunomodulatory effects of concurrent ascariasis on the cytokine response to a live oral vaccine… (More)
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2000
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2000
To define the cytokine response to Ascaris lumbricoides infection, the cellular immune response to adult and larval-stage Ascaris… (More)
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1996
1996
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to describe the occurrence and management of bowel obstruction caused by Ascaris… (More)
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1994
1994
The cloned retrotransposon Tas OE3 from the genome of the parasitic nematode Ascaris lumbricoides was completely sequenced. The… (More)
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1992
1992
Ascaris lumbricoides is a specific human helminth and children are predominantly affected. It is a manifestation of low… (More)
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