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Description:This diagram depicts the various stages in the life cycle of the intestinal roundworm nematode Ascaris lumbricoides.
Upon reaching the small intestine, they develop into adult worms. Between 2 and 3 months are required from ingestion of the infective eggs to oviposition by the adult female. Adult worms can live 1 to 2 years.
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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1982
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Links:CDC – Div. of Parasitic Diseases: Ascariasis
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