What is ancylostomiasis, Biology

What is ancylostomiasis?

Ancylostomiasis is a disease caused by Ancylostoma duodenale or Necator americanus, both hookworms belonging to the nematode phylum (roundworms). Ancylostomiasis caused by these worms is also known as hookworm disease.

As the parasites nourish themselves on human blood the infection causes anemia, hypoproteinemia and the patient often seems pale.

 

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