Hookworm infection Morphology,Transmission and Symptoms and Treatment

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Hookworm infection is an infection by a type of intestinal  soil-transmitted roundworm  parasite classified as one of the  neglected tropical disease. There are two species of hookworms that commonly infect humans: Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus. Other species of hookworms such as  Ancylostoma tubaeforme, Ancylostoma braziliense,…

Stool examination (Wet mount vs Lugol iodine staining) Method

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Stool is one of the most common sample used in the laboratory to diagnose intestinal parasites,Though some serological methods have been develop,the most commonly performed procedure in parasitology is the ova and parasite (O &P) examination base on stool macroscopic and microscopical observation Gastro-intestinal infestations…