Taenia Solium (Pork Tapeworm) is a type of tapeworm with a circle of hooks in the front. It is common in central America, southern Asia and Africa. It can be transmitted through larvae in undercooked pork and through eggs by poor hygiene and the worm can become 2-7 meters long in the intestines.
Ancylostoma duodenale (hookworm) belongs to the group of worms of….. The most common place to get infected is in tropical locations but the parasite in spread all over the world. A fully growm hookworm can become approx 1 cm long. Humans are the only hosts for this infection and it is seen in patients of all ages, from children to old people.
Ascaris lumbricoides (Roundworm) is one of the most common parasites in the world. According to the CDC, between 800 million and 1.2 billion people are estimated to have a roundworm infection globally today. It is in general not contagious from human to human. The incubation time from getting an infection through ingestion of an egg to having an adult worm in your body is approximately 8 weeks.
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