Pinworm; Pinworm Infection
Child & Teen Health
The pinworm (Genus Enterobius) is a parasitic roundworm of the phylum Nematoda. The best known is the human pinworm, also known as the threadworm Enterobius vermicularis. It is found worldwide and causes the common infection enterobiasis in humans. The adult pinworm male is 1–4 mm in length, while the adult female is 8–13 mm and possess the long, pin-shaped posterior end for which the worm is named.
Pinworms as related to Child and Teen Health
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