(1) In the developing countries this is normally the result of poor diet, often combined with blood loss due to parasitic infection, particularly hookworm .(2) Nongovernment organizations have initiated public health programs such as the Rockefeller Foundation which undertook eradication of pellagra and hookworm .(3) We asked for a second opinion and began our relationship with Richard, who immediately diagnosed hookworm and successfully treated Max for it.(4) The prevalence of hookworm had reduced from 55 per cent to eight per cent and schistosomiasis from 48 per cent to 24 per cent.(5) Although it may be caused by a myriad of nematodes, the most common infective agent is a dog and cat hookworm , Ancylostoma caninum and Ancylostoma braziliense.(6) How can we expect a man or a woman to do a full day's work if he or she is riddled with malaria, bilharzia or hookworm ?(7) He was a public health scientist who cruised tropical rivers and hacked his way through jungles - a man who tirelessly fought hookworm , yellow fever, malaria and typhus fever in countries all over the world.(8) Among those implicated are rotavirus, hookworm , Giardia.(9) Anyone who has recently been to a tropical country may have a test for hookworm .(10) Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, and hookworm are the most prevalent geohelminth infections.(11) The troops suffered from malaria, dengue fever, beriberi, hookworm and pellagra.(12) He has lost a lot of weight, due to hookworm , and he has open wounds in his chest and abdomen.(13) It conducted important research on such endemic parasitical diseases as hookworm , malaria, and yellow fever.(14) Little threadworms and hookworms are about one centimetre long, while roundworms are about 20 cm long and our friend the tapeworm can reach up to 10 metres in length.(15) These can be roundworms, tapeworms or hookworms .(16) House flies are suspected of transmitting at least 65 human diseases such as typhoid fever, cholera, dysentery, tuberculosis, anthrax, leprosy, food poisoning, pinworms, hookworms , and some tapeworms.