Helminthiasis (Worm infection)

Introduction Parasitic worm infestations can arise from different groups: Nematodes (round worms) Ascaris Ancylostoma (hookworm) Enterobius (pinworm) Trichiuris (whipworm) Cestodes (flat worms/tapeworms) Taenia solium and T. saginata Trematodes (flukes) Schistosoma haematobium and S. mansoni Round worm infestations are associated with rural living and poor hygiene. It is prevalent among school children and young adults. It … Read more