"Helminths" 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.
Commonly known as parasitic worms, this group includes the ACANTHOCEPHALA; NEMATODA; and PLATYHELMINTHS. Some authors consider certain species of LEECHES that can become temporarily parasitic as helminths.
- Worms, Parasitic
- Parasitic Worms
- Parasitic Worm
- Worm, Parasitic
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Helminths" by people in Profiles.
DNA evidence of bowhead whale exploitation by Greenlandic Paleo-Inuit 4,000 years ago. Nat Commun. 2016 11 08; 7:13389.
Mucocutaneous manifestations of helminth infections: Nematodes. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Dec; 73(6):929-44; quiz 945-6.
Intrinsic functional defects of type 2 innate lymphoid cells impair innate allergic inflammation in promyelocytic leukemia zinc finger (PLZF)-deficient mice. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 Feb; 137(2):591-600.e1.
Demographic and ecological effects on patterns of parasitism in eastern chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in Gombe National Park, Tanzania. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2010 Dec; 143(4):534-44.
Patterns of soil-transmitted helminth infection and impact of four-monthly albendazole treatments in preschool children from semi-urban communities in Nigeria: a double-blind placebo-controlled randomised trial. BMC Infect Dis. 2009 Feb 19; 9:20.
A practical study of zoonoses that could complicate pig-to-man organ transplantation. Transplant Proc. 1994 Jun; 26(3):1312.