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Hookworm infection

Hookworms are soil-transmitted human parasites that can survive and multiply in the small intestine for years. This PrimeView illustrates how hookworms feed on the host's blood and focuses on their complex interactions with the host's immune system and commensal microbiota.

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Hookworm infection. Nat Rev Dis Primers 2, 16089 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrdp.2016.89

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