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Ascariasis

"Ascariasis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Infection by nematodes of the genus ASCARIS. Ingestion of infective eggs causes diarrhea and pneumonitis. Its distribution is more prevalent in areas of poor sanitation and where human feces are used for fertilizer.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ascariasis" by people in this website by year, and whether "Ascariasis" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 23 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1986 and 1988 and 1989 and 2005
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