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What methods are there to diagnose helminths?

I know that stool tests can diagnose tapeworms/pinworms/other worms. Are there other methods?
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The upside to hookworms? Possible treatment to asthma?

I was listening to the "Hookworm" episode on "Stuff You Should Know" Podcast, and as a tangential comment, they mentioned that scientists theorize that hookworms may offer a another treatment option (...
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Chances of contracting hook worm in Canada?

Hook worm is contracted through infected soil, feces, etc. If I am correct? Every website says developing countries are more at risk, but how at risk am I in Canada when I walk barefoot on trails and ...