Parasitic nematodes, also know as roundworms, cause diseases in a variety of organs. Their larva can cause disease by migrating through the body.

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Acanthocheilonemiasis
NORD fact sheet about this rare tropical infectious disease offers alternative names, a general discussion, and resources.
Angiostrongyliasis - CDC DPDx
Factsheet with causal agents, life cycle, geographic distribution, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment.
Anisakiasis
Humans are infected by consuming raw or undercooked fish. Features symptoms, effects on the body, and cause of the disease.
Ascariasis: Kidshealth
Factsheet with signs and symptoms, treatment, and tips for prevention.
Ascaris Infection - CDC
Includes factsheets on organism and the disease it causes, news releases, and reports.
Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris trichiura: Bad Bug Book
Features cause, symptoms, diagnosis, complications, associated foods, target populations, and outbreaks.
Bad Bug Book: Anisakis simplex and Related Worms
Features cause, symptoms, diagnosis, complications, associated foods, target populations, and outbreaks.
Baylisascaris Infection Fact Sheet - CDC
Includes factsheets on the raccoon roundworm and the disease it causes, news releases, and reports.
Baylisascaris procyonis: An Emerging Helminthic Zoonosis
Scientific and medical article on the raccoon roundworm and its effects on people.
Capillariasis - CDC DPDx
Factsheet with causal agents, life cycle, geographic distribution, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment.
CDC DPDx: Anisakiasis
Factsheet with causal agents, life cycle, geographic distribution, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment.
DPDx: Lymphatic Filariasis
Provides information on the different parasitic nematodes that can inhabit the lymphatics and subcutaneous tissues and cause this condition, and the life cycle of each.
eMedicine - Ascariasis
Article by Michael E Greenberg, MD, MPH.
eMedicine - Cutaneous Larva Migrans
Article by Margaret C Douglass, MD.
eMedicine - Hookworms
Article by David R Haburchak, MD.
eMedicine - Nematode Infections
Article by Murat Hökelek, MD, PhD.
eMedicine - Strongyloidiasis
Article by Hari Polenakovik, MD.
Eustrongylides sp. : Bad Bug Book
Features cause, symptoms, diagnosis, complications, associated foods, target populations, and outbreaks.
Filarial Nematodes
Scientific and medical information on these thread-like parasitic nematodes that are transmitted by arthropod vectors.
Gnathostomiasis - CDC DPDx
Factsheet with causal agents, life cycle, geographic distribution, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment. Human gnathostomiasis is due to migrating immature worms.
Hookworm Infection - CDC
Includes factsheets on the organism and the disease it causes, news releases, and reports.
Medical Microbiology: Enteric Nematodes of Humans
Medical and scientific information on the organisms and the diseases they cause.
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Ascariasis
Features cause, risk factors, symptoms, tests, treatment, complications, and prevention.
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Creeping Eruption
Features cause, risk factors, symptoms, tests, treatment, complications, and prevention.
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Hookworm
Features cause, risk factors, symptoms, tests, treatment, complications, and prevention.
Medmicro: Enteric Nematodes of Lower Animals Transmitted to Humans
Provides information on the more common zoonoses caused by enteric nematodes of lower animals for which humans are not the natural hosts.
NHS Choices: Roundworm
Provides information on these worms that can infest the human digestive tract. Includes details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Parasitic Roundworm Diseases
Factsheets on nematodes that infect people.
Strongyloidiasis - CDC DPDx
Factsheet with causal agents, life cycle, geographic distribution, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment.
Trichuriasis - CDC DPDx
Factsheet with causal agents, life cycle, geographic distribution, laboratory diagnosis, and treatment.
WHO: Water Related Diseases: Ascariasis
Factsheet with disease information, distribution, scope of the problem and prevention.
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