Hookworm

  • Symptoms
    • Abdominal discomfort
    • Blood in the stool
    • Bloody sputum
    • Cough
    • Diarrhea
    • Fatigue
    • Fever
    • Gas
    • Itchy rash
    • Loss of appetite
    • Nausea, vomiting
    • Pallor

    Note: There are often no symptoms.


    Signs and tests

    Tests that can help diagnose the infection include:

    • Complete blood count (CBC) with differential
    • Stool ova and parasites exam

    This disease may also alter the results of a D-xylose absorption test.