Filariform larvae are capable of penetrating intact skin. It may persist for 40 years or more in the small intestine, and it can also be spread as a sexually transmitted disease.
Symptoms And Signs—
- Transient, linear, itching erythema
- Ulcerative enteritis
- Severe hypoproteinameia
- Death(acute disseminated type)
- Persistent unexplained eosinophilia.
Serologic testing because stool specimens are often negative.