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Ascariasis is an infection caused by Ascaris lumbricoides, which is one species of roundworm. Infections caused by roundworms-which are a type of parasitic worm that can be as small as one millimeter or as long as a one meter-are relatively common[read article]

Tests for Roundworm Infection

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Stool Examination
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A stool ova and parasites exam involves a laboratory analysis of a stool sample to check for parasites. Parasites are organisms that can live inside a host (the hum...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A blood differential (also called a white blood cell count differential) measures the number of each of the five types of white blood cells present in your blood�...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Roundworm Infection

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Partial Resection of Intestine with Anastomosis
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Prescribed Medications for Roundworm Infection

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PYRANTEL (pi RAN tel) is an antiparasitic. It is used to treat infections of pinworms or other parasites.  More
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IVERMECTIN (eye ver MEK tin) is an anti-infective. It is used to treat infections of some parasites.  More
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MEBENDAZOLE (me BEN da zole) is an anthelmintic. It will kill some kinds of parasites. This medicine is used to treat infections of roundworms, hookworms, pinworms,...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Roundworm Infection

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PYRANTEL (pi RAN tel) is an antiparasitic. It is used to treat infections of pinworms or other parasites.  More
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