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Hookworm infections in humans are caused by two important species of nematode parasites (a type of a roundworm), Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus.
Cell phone microscope can detect intestinal worm infections in children

Cell phone microscope can detect intestinal worm infections in children

Co-infection itself a very important risk factor among school-aged children in Tanzania

Co-infection itself a very important risk factor among school-aged children in Tanzania

Global development partners meet in Washington to discuss NTD control efforts

Global development partners meet in Washington to discuss NTD control efforts

Sabin initiates Part II of Na-GST-1 vaccine Phase I hookworm trial

Sabin initiates Part II of Na-GST-1 vaccine Phase I hookworm trial

Train-Match-Fit-Streamline uses 11 factors to quickly pair likely drugs and diseases

Train-Match-Fit-Streamline uses 11 factors to quickly pair likely drugs and diseases

Sabin initiates novel human hookworm vaccine Phase 1 clinical trial

Sabin initiates novel human hookworm vaccine Phase 1 clinical trial

Clinical and Translational Science Institute-Children's National awards pilot grant to GW researchers

Clinical and Translational Science Institute-Children's National awards pilot grant to GW researchers

Shoes play vital role in protecting children's health, development

Shoes play vital role in protecting children's health, development

Clemson researcher to continue African sleeping sickness study

Clemson researcher to continue African sleeping sickness study

Parasitic worms could offer new treatment hope for MS patients

Parasitic worms could offer new treatment hope for MS patients

World-renowned researcher to address NTDs at UH, Feb. 10

World-renowned researcher to address NTDs at UH, Feb. 10

Access to, use of sanitation systems cuts odds of worm infection in half, study review shows

Access to, use of sanitation systems cuts odds of worm infection in half, study review shows

Intestinal worm infections may not be bad

Intestinal worm infections may not be bad

Researchers to begin drug development projects for rare and neglected diseases

Researchers to begin drug development projects for rare and neglected diseases

Developing new antipoverty vaccines may eliminate world's neglected diseases, says Sabin president

Developing new antipoverty vaccines may eliminate world's neglected diseases, says Sabin president

New opportunities to save another 6.4 million lives

New opportunities to save another 6.4 million lives

The ‘decade of vaccines’ has the potential to save lives, many challenges ahead

The ‘decade of vaccines’ has the potential to save lives, many challenges ahead

iBioLaunch Platform successfully expresses hookworm-derived molecule for potential vaccine

iBioLaunch Platform successfully expresses hookworm-derived molecule for potential vaccine

Researchers identify key mucus component in human gut that can kill parasitic worms

Researchers identify key mucus component in human gut that can kill parasitic worms

Scientist receives grant for research on parasitic diseases through African biodiversity medicines

Scientist receives grant for research on parasitic diseases through African biodiversity medicines