Hookworms are also known as Cutaneous Larva Migrans (CLM). It causes skin infection mainly caused by Ancyclostoma Brazilians hookworms. The hookworms are hatch there in the sand or soil and those larvae?s migrate through the skin forms red burrows below the outer skin layer. These was the infectious disease of animals that can transmit naturally to the humans. Modern diseases such as Ebola virus disease and influenza are Zoonoses.
There is no particular treatment for the hookworm infections and there is no preventive vaccine and medication against the hookworm infections. Some precautions should be taken to protect from this infection. Always keep your body hygienic, hands and feet should be washing thoroughly with soap and water after touching sand or soil. Zoonotic Hookworm infections are mainly caused by the Ascaris lmbricoides suum Worms do not multiply in the host. For infection to persist beyond the 2-year maximum lifespan of the worms, re-exposure must occur
Fertilized eggs released into favorable soil may become infectious within 5-10 days. Eggs may remain viable in soil for up to 17 months. Infection occurs through soil contamination of hands or food, ingestion, and the subsequent hatching of eggs in the small intestine