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Disease Ascariasis

Name Ascariasis
Synonym Ascariases
Definition Infection by nematodes of the genus ASCARIS. Ingestion of infective eggs causes diarrhea and pneumonitis. Its distribution is more prevalent in areas of poor sanitation and where human feces are used for fertilizer.
Categories Parasitic disease
MeSH® ID D001196
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DiseasesParasitic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Helminthiasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Nematode Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Secernentea Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Ascaridida Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Ascariasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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