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Ascaris suum

"Ascaris suum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A species of parasitic nematode usually found in domestic pigs and a few other animals. Human infection can also occur, presumably as result of handling pig manure, and can lead to intestinal obstruction.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ascaris suum" by people in this website by year, and whether "Ascaris suum" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 21 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1995 and 1996 and 1999
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