Digestive Health

Updated 25 April 2017

Worms in humans

Wormlike parasites usually live in the gastrointestinal tract, but can also infect the bloodstream or tissues.

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Wormlike parasites usually live in the gastrointestinal tract, but can also infect the bloodstream or tissues. For more information on some of the most common worm infestations in that occur in humans read our article on worms.

 

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Dr. Estelle Wilken is a Senior Specialist in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at Tygerberg Hospital. She obtained her MBChB in 1976, her MMed (Int) in 1991 and her gastroenterology registration in 1995.

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