The scientific discipline that studies parasitic worms.

Alternative labels

parasitic worms studies
the study of parasitic worms

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Helminthology is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Helminthology is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Microbiologist: Microbiologists study and research the life forms, characteristics, and processes of microscopic organisms. They study microorganisms such as bacteria, protozoa, fungi, etc. in order to diagnose and counteract the effects that these microorganisms might have in animals, in the environment, in the food industry, or in the health care industry.




  1. Helminthology – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022

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