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Trichocephalus trichiura

Known as: Whipworms, trichiura, Trichuris, Trichuris trichiuras 
A species of parasitic roundworms in the family Trichuridae most commonly found in tropical Asia and, to a lesser degree, in Africa and South America… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BackgroundIn Ethiopia, because of low quality drinking water supply and latrine coverage, helminths infections are the second… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The inhabitants of the mammalian gut are not always relatively benign commensal bacteria but may also include larger and more… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Ulcerative colitis, a type of inflammatory bowel disease, is less common in countries endemic for helminth infections, suggesting… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Food-handlers with poor personal hygiene working in food-service establishments could be potential sources of infection due to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Fifty years after Stoll published his 'This Wormy World' article, the global prevalence of infections with intestinal nematodes… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
A randomized trial carried out in rural Zanzibar comparing a single dose of 200 micrograms/kg of ivermectin and 400 mg/day for… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Iron deficiency remains the most prevalent form of human malnutrition, and current interventions to control it have not decreased… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
This paper presents a method of estimating the potential global morbidity due to human intestinal nematode infections (Ascaris… Expand
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Review
1989
Review
1989
Publisher Summary This chapter focuses on human infection and discusses a reassessment of the place of T. trichiura in medical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
We studied the growth of primary schoolchildren with hookworm (87%), T. trichiura (97%), and A. lumbricoides (49%) who received a… Expand
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