Ascariasis; Hookworm; Loiasis; Parasitic Infection, Roundworms; Roundworms; Threadworm; Visceral Larva Migrans; Whipworm 


Ascaris is a worm that lives in the small intestine. Infection with Ascaris is called ascariasis (ass-kuh-rye-uh-sis). Adult female worms can grow over 12 inches in length, adult males are smaller.

Belongs to the family of drugs called steroids and is used to treat several types of cancer and other disorders. Prednisone also inhibits the body's immune response.

Ascaris Infection as related to Prednisone