Agent Name

Ancylostoma brazilense

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Also Ancylostoma caninum;

Category

Infectious Agents

Comments

Cutaneous larva migrans is an occupational skin disease caused by the larvae of dog and cat hookworms.

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: