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Adult Hookworms usually live in the duodenum and jejunum and can be recovered endoscopically for the diagnosis of chronic anaemia. This report describes an interesting case where adult hookworm (Ancylostoma duodenale) was recovered from the terminal ileum by colonoscopy in an old female patient suffering from chronic severe anemia. Her upper gastro intestinal endoscopic findings were normal and fecal occult blood test was positive. The colonoscopic finding was further confirmed by the presencedoi:10.5799/jmid.328793 fatcat:trnjloe3ofa6xnb7x7kvicnvwi