"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.
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.
- Ascaris Infection
- Ascaris Infections
- Infection, Ascaris
- Infections, Ascaris
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Ascariasis".
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