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From: Impact of Endemic Infections on HIV Susceptibility in Sub-Saharan Africa

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The most common groups of helminths globally. Numbers (in millions, M) refer to the approximate global burden of disease caused by each helminth group. Based on material from http://www.thiswormyworld.org/ and images adapted from Wikimedia. A. lumbricoides: Ascaris lumbricoides, T. trichiura: Trichuris trichiura, N. americanus: Necator americanus, S. mansoni: Schistosoma mansoni, S. haematobium: Schistosoma haematobium, S. japonicum: Schistosoma japonicum, L. loa: Loa loa, O. volvulus: Onchocerca volvulus, W. bancrofti: Wuchereria bancrofti, B. malayi: Brugia malayi

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