Photo Credit: David Scharf
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier
On episode 22 of the podcast This Week in Parasitism, Vincent and Dickson discuss possibly the most socially and politically important nematode of humans, the hookwormÂ Ancylostoma duodenale andÂ Necator americanus.
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- Diagrams of adult hookworm (jpg)
- Ancylostoma duodenale adults (jpg)
- Hookworm mouth (jpg)
- Hookworm eggs (jpg)
- Hookworm life cycle (jpg)
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