"Necator americanus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A common parasite of humans in the moist tropics and subtropics. These organisms attach to villi in the small intestine and suck blood causing diarrhea, anorexia, and anemia.
- Necator americanus
- Hookworm, New World
- Hookworms, New World
- New World Hookworm
- New World Hookworms
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Necator americanus" by people in Profiles.
Hu Y, Nguyen TT, Lee ACY, Urban JF, Miller MM, Zhan B, Koch DJ, Noon JB, Abraham A, Fujiwara RT, Bowman DD, Ostroff GR, Aroian RV. Bacillus thuringiensis Cry5B protein as a new pan-hookworm cure. Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist. 2018 08; 8(2):287-294.