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Postby Solaris Shadow Paws » Mon Mar 05, 2007 4:52 pm

Anyone know abouts worms that are harmful to the human body other than Tapeworms? :?: :oops:
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Postby Volvox » Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:00 pm

Ascaris is a parasitic roundworm. Also, there are pinworms, hookworms, trichina and filarial worms.
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Postby Darby » Mon Mar 05, 2007 11:30 pm

And a bunch of flukes...

Tapeworms, in their adult stage, aren't really that harmful. It's the larval forms that'll get you.
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Postby Locus » Tue Mar 06, 2007 8:51 am

among the Roundworms (nematodos) there is is a lot of harmful ones, but not all Nematode of couse...
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