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Trichuriasis

Other Names: Trichocephaliasis, Trichocephalosis, Whipworm Infestation
Trichuriasis is a parasitic disease caused by whipworms. It is found in domestic and wild dogs, domestic pigs, wild boars, non-human primates, and humans.

Disease Agents

  • Trichuris suis
  • Trichuris trichiura
  • Trichuris vulpis

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