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Nematodes (roundworms) 

Nematodes (roundworms)
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Nematodes (roundworms)
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Philippa C. Matthews

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198737773.003.0014
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Classification of nematodes

Ascariasis Ascaris lumbricoides

Trichinellosis Trichinella spiralis, T. murrelli

Pinworm Enterobius vermicularis

Whipworm Trichuris trichiura

Hookworms Necator americanus, Ancylostoma duodenale

Threadworm Strongyloides stercoralis

Roundworms Toxocara canis/T. cati

Classification of filariae

Lymphatic filariasis Wuchereria bancrofti/Brugia species

Eyeworm Loa loa

River blindness Onchocerca volvulus

Guinea worm Dracunculus medinensis