Agent Name

Strongyloides stercoralis

Synonyms

Also, S. fulleborni;

Category

Infectious Agents

Comments

Endemic in tropics and subtropics, worm infection occurs by skin penetration, e.g., after walking barefooted in contaminated soil.

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