Introduction: Ascariasis


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Ascariasis: Large intestinal roundworm from 6 to 13 inches.

Ascariasis: An ascarid is a worm that lives in the small intestine. Infection with ascarids is called ascariasis (ass-kuh-rye-uh-sis). Adult female worms can grow over 12 inches in length, adult males are smaller. 1

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1. excerpt from Ascaris Infection: DPD

Last revision: June 13, 2003

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