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For Strongyloides stercoralis, true: (DNB June 2011)
|A||Intermediate host is snail|
|B||Infecting stage is filariform larva|
|C||Both are true|
|D||Both are false|
Ans. B Infecting stage is filariform larva
a. The infective stage for S. stercoralis is filariform larva. There is only one host in its life cycle.
b. Mode of infection is penetration of skin by filariform larvae.