Hookworm Infections

Known as: HOOKWORM DISEASE, Hookworm Infections [Disease/Finding], HOOK WORM 
Infection of humans or animals with hookworms other than those caused by the genus Ancylostoma or Necator, for which the specific terms… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Hookworm infection and schistosomiasis rank among the most important health problems in developing countries. Both cause anaemia… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Epidemiological studies suggest that hookworm infection protects against asthma, and therefore that hookworm infection… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Human hookworm infection is the leading cause of anemia and undernutrition and the second most important parasitic infection of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Hookworms infect more than 10% of the world's population, but current diagnostic tools have drawbacks. Our objective was to… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The development of a vaccine would provide an important new tool for the control of human hookworm infection. On the basis of… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Hookworms infect perhaps one-fifth of the entire human population, yet little is known about their interaction with our immune… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Anemia and iron deficiency during pregnancy are prevalent in developing countries, but their causes are not always known. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Preliminary studies indicated that single-dose (500 mg) mebendazole gave disappointing results in the treatment of hookworm… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Anemia is estimated to affect one-half of school-age children in developing countries. The school years are an opportune time to… (More)
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Review
1991
Review
1991
A total of 144 studies were analysed to examine the impact of improved water supply and sanitation facilities on ascariasis… (More)
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