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PHIL Image 5205
 
ID#:5205
Description:This enlargement shows hookworms, Ancylostoma caninum attached to the intestinal mucosa.

Barely visible larvae penetrate the skin (often through bare feet), are carried to the lungs, go through the respiratory tract to the mouth, are swallowed, and eventually reach the small intestine. This journey takes about a week.

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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1982
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  • CDC – National Center for Infectious Diseases; Div. of Parasitic Diseases: Hookworm Infection
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    MeSH
    tree picture Anatomy
    tree picture tree picture Digestive System
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Gastrointestinal Tract
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Intestines
    tree picture Diseases
    tree picture tree picture Parasitic Diseases
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Helminthiasis
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Nematode Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Secernentea Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Strongylida Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Hookworm Infections
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Ancylostomiasis
    tree picture Organisms
    tree picture tree picture Animals
    tree picturetree picture tree picture Invertebrates
    tree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Helminths
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Nematoda
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Secernentea
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Strongylida
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Ancylostomatoidea
    tree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picturetree picture tree picture Ancylostoma
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