What is Ascariasis? - Symptoms & Pathophysiology


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Ascarids are a type of which of the following?

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1. Which of the following is most responsible for ascariasis in humans?

2. What are the ideal conditions for a fertilized A. lumbricoides egg?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are likely symptoms of ascariasis? This quiz and worksheet will check your answer to this question, and test you on other aspects of this condition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what you'll be tested on:

  • What ascarids are
  • What's usually responsible for ascariasis in humans
  • The best conditions for a fertilized A. lumbricoides egg
  • How to summarize ascariasis pathophysiology
  • Signs or symptoms of ascariasis

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ascariasis
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about ascariasis pathophysiology and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what's most responsible for ascariasis in humans

Additional Learning

To continue your studies on this topic, be sure to review the related lesson titled What is Ascariasis? - Symptoms & Pathophysiology. Here's the type of information you'll find in this lesson:

  • An overview of ascariasis
  • How exposure occurs
  • The number of eggs that can be produced daily by a female of the infecting species