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01-07-2013, 08:03 AM
I found this big worm in my toilet last night, I changed it to a bottle to analyse..
It have a suck like mouth and have about 15cm...
To me seems to be a Taenia.
Can someone help me on this?

01-08-2013, 01:08 AM
Hi Laranjeira69,
Kinda looks like a tapeworm or hookworm to me.

01-08-2013, 03:28 PM
Yes, I think that is a hookworm, more specifically an ascaris lumbricoides. Someone in my house is infected cause I captured it in my mom's toilet... Sounds disgusting, but if I didn't analyze this Nematode could be dangerous for everyone in the house. Now everyone is being medicated for deworming.
Thank You for your help!

01-21-2013, 06:16 AM
OMG this is scary stuff, did that person know he was infected with hookworm before you found it?

Where do you live?