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Hookworm infection in man



Hookworm infection in man



Advances in Parasitology 17: 315-384



This authoritative review of knowledge concerning human hookworms (Ancylostoma duodenale, A. ceylanicum and Necator americanus) includes sections on: distribution, prevalence and significance; life-cycles and infectivity (parasitic development, auto-reinfection, prenatal or transmammary transmission, life-span); morbidity (of acute and chronic infections); mortality; pathophysiology (principally entorrhagia and iron loss); pathology; immunology (for diagnosis and in host protection); cutaneous and visceral larva migrans. A 20-page bibliography is provided.

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