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  1. Necator

    Necator is a genus that includes some species of hookworm. It is responsible for Necatoriasis.

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  1. Necator

    A genus of intestinal parasite worms which includes one of the most important hookworms of man, NECATOR AMERICANUS. The only other known species, N. suillus, has been recovered from pigs.


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