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A mineral fiber once commonly used for its fire-retarding and insulation properties. It was widely employed in insulation, roofing, floor tiles, household products, and appliances. After extensive studies,the Environmental Protection Agency determined that asbestos caused lung and stomach cancer in people exposed to it over long periods of time.If real property contains asbestos in it,most lenders will require removal,or a firm commitment for removal,before they will fund any loans to buy or renovate the property. Real estate agents are required to disclose the presence of asbestos on property, if known. Asbestos removal is generally accomplished by specially trained and licensed asbestos abatement contractors.

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As shown in Table IV, Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, Hymenolepis nana and Giardia lamblia have a significant difference between males and females; while there is no significance detected in Entamoeba histolytica.
However, in a study in Saudi Arabia, only 1 % Ascaris lumbricoides was observed12.
By manipulating the hepatic ROS levels in the susceptible mouse strain we hope to determine the importance of the mitochondria and intrinsic ROS in conferring resistance to Ascaris.
At farm X, where detailed information was available regarding pig husbandry, the timing of illness among the farm workers was consistent with acquisition of Ascaris infection from pigs.
Una dosis unica de 400 mg de albendazol contra ascaris, tricocefalos y uncinarias [medida segun recuento de huevos por gramo (hpg) de fecales entre 14 a 30 dias postratamiento], es eficaz cuando logra una reduccion del recuento de hpg mayor de 95% para ascaris y mayor de 90% para uncinarias, pero para tricocefalos no se ha establecido un estandar (20).
These results show the potential of Cry5B to treat Ascaris infections in pigs and other livestock and to work effectively in the human gastrointestinal tract," says Urban.
Ingested ascaris eggs hatch and grow within the body.
Private reference and university laboratories confirmed Ascaris species in human samples from three farms and in pooled pig feces from two farms.
Giraldo y colaboradores (17) en Armenia, Colombia, hicieron un estudio en el que se empleo el Kato-Katz para conocer la prevalencia de los diferentes parasitos intestinales en preescolares, la cual fue como sigue: Ascaris lumbricoides (2,4%), Hymenolepsis nana (0,6%), Trichuris trichiura (2,1%), Blastocysts hominis (6,1%) y Giardia lamblia (13%).
Intussusceptions due to Ascaris have also been reported [8, 9].
30%) seguido de Trichuris trichiura (20%) y siendo de menor frecuencia Ascaris lumbricoides (10%).
The appearance of an ascaris worm attached to the nasogastric tube alerted us to this as a possible cause of the pancreatitis (Fig.