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This diagram represents the diagnostic algorithm, which is implemented when diagnosing hookworm infections. Usually the first sign of infection is itching, and a rash, i.e. at the site where skin touched the contaminated soil or sand, occurring when the larvae penetrate the skin, followed by anemia, abdominal pain, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and weight loss.
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