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Infantile hookworm disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20228435     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hookworm infection is common but has rarely been reported in neonates or infants. Two cases of hookworm infestation in early infancy are described. The infants presented with malena, severe pallor, lethargy and failure to gain weight. Initial stool examination was non-contributory and diagnosis was made by upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.
Vidyut Bhatia; Manoja Kumar Das; Pawan Kumar; Narendra Kumar Arora
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian pediatrics     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0974-7559     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Pediatr     Publication Date:  2010 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-15     Completed Date:  2010-06-30     Revised Date:  2010-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985062R     Medline TA:  Indian Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  190-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
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MeSH Terms
Albendazole / therapeutic use
Ancylostoma / isolation & purification*
Ancylostomiasis / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Anthelmintics / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anthelmintics; 54965-21-8/Albendazole

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