- Eggs are passed in the feces of infected individuals
- Pulmonary ascariasis – Cough with blood-stained sputum
- Abdominal pain/ Intestinal obstruction
- Steatorrhea and diminished vitamin A absorption
- Fecal smear examination- to look for eggs
- X ray for abdominal conditions
- Albendazole (400 mg PO as a single dose).
- Or Mebendazole (100 mg bid for 3 days) orally
- Or Pyrantel pamoate (11 mg/kg once; maximum, 1 g) orally.
- Or Piperazine orally in a daily dose of 50–75 mg/kg for 2 days in severe cases
- Repeated doses of anthelmintic at 3–6-mo intervals.