This site has been developed to give any viewer a better understanding of this very unique and interesting animal, Ancylostoma duodenale. This is one the the parasitic hookworms that affects people all across the world, over 1.3 billion! This site is associated with a multitude of others originating at multipleorganisms.net.

Here are some interesting facts about Ancylostoma duodenale:
Hookworm mouth- Wikimedia commons

Hookworm infection has been associated with decreased body temp. during cases of malaria.
-During a females adult life, she will lay between 10,000 and 30,000 eggs per day!
-Hookworms have a anticoagulant like secretion to keep you bleeding once they bite a blood vessel!
-There are an estimated 44 million pregnant women that are infected world wide!
-Lucky for us, hookworm infections are treatable!Hookworm- DPDx CDC

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