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Which of the following parasite does not enter the body by skin penetration
Ans. A Dracunculus
a. Dracunculus. It is acquired by ingestion of water contaminated with Cyclops carrying the 3rd stage larva.
b. Parasites which enter the body by skin penetration are the hookworms, Ancylostoma and Necator, Strongyloides and Schistosomes.