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Strongyloides stercoralis

Taxonomy ID 6248

The nematode Strongyloides stercoralis, or human threadworm, is a wide-spread, minute gastro-intestinal parasite of humans, occurring principally in the tropics and sub-tropics. Infection of immunosuppressed individuals can result in disseminated strongyloidiasis, in which worms occur throughout the body and can be fatal.

Genome Projects

There are 2 genome projects for Strongyloides stercoralis: