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What are the cause of ascaris?
what are the treatment of ascaris?
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Infectious Disease 49 years experience
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Ascaris Lumbricoides: Ascaris lumbricoides (parasitic helmith worms) can be passed when contaminated night soil (human feces is used as fertilizer) is used to grow produce. Lack of sanitation can also be a factor if infected people defecate near food crops. Ascaris eggs on produce (raw vegetables or fruit), containers, unwashed hands of food handlers, etc can also contaminate food. Ascaris is ingested. Ascaris >.
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Last updated Apr 9, 2016
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