Ancylostoma duodenale infection (medical condition)

An infestation with Ancylostoma duodenale which is a parasitic hookwork whichcan cause serious disease in humans – usually occurs in people who work barefoot in damp soil. The hookworms suck blood from the intestines of the host which can result in anemia if there is a large number of worms. See also Ancylostoma duodenale