Ascaris Lumbricoides

Human Roundworm

Life Cycle

1. You can get a human roundworm from eating uncooked meat

2. Often popular in third world countries

3. Can be transmitted from a medium host to a large host

Preventative Steps

-Always wash your hands before preparing food

-Wash fruits and vegetables well

-Avoid eating raw vegetables when traveling to places known for Ascaris Lumbricoides

-Drink from bottled water

-Ensure that an area is as clean as possible and does not have damp roads

Sources:

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"Ascariasis Treatment & Management." Ascariasis Treatment & Management: Medical Care, Surgical Care. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2015.

"Ascaris Lumbricoides (human Intestinal Roundworm)." Animal Diversity Web. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2015.

"Ascariasis." Prevention. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2015.