Results for: Hookworm

In Infectious Diseases

What is hookworm?

The hookworm is a parasitic nematode worm that lives in the small intestine of its host, which may be a mammal such as a dog, cat, or human. Two species of hookworms commonly ( Full Answer )
In Animal Parasites

How do you treat hookworms?

Treating a hookworm infection in humans starts with a doctorprescribing albendazole or another medication that kills parasites.Since hookworms can cause malnutrition, the pati ( Full Answer )
In Centipedes

Is the hookworm a parasite?

Of course dude. It is a parasite because they are tiny organisms. We are studying this in class as our main topic for the next two weeks. Hope i could answer your question.
In Taxonomy

What is the phylum of a Hookworm?

A hookworm is actually a type of roundworm, and a roundworm is in the phylum Platyhelminthes.
In Child Health

Where do hookworms come from?

They are parasites, that existed before humans. They can be in the soil or water from an infected animal. Easily treatable.
In Infectious Diseases

How do you get hookworm?

You Get a hookworm by walking on soil, sand and stuff with bare feet or hands.
In Animal Parasites

Do hookworms have a mouth?

Yeah ... well ... kind of. They use that mouth part to release an enzyme that breaks up skin cells, and then uses it's mouth to drink blood.
In Science

Are hookworms roundworms?

if you sit has an atma at the tip of the fear of the tail, always a roundworm. if you place yourself , has position, out of vehicle, type rali sega station, slitly behind, an ( Full Answer )
In Animal Parasites

What is the host of the hookworm?

depends on which hookworm. there are species infecting humans, species infecting dogs or cats and so on