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In the United States, pinworm infection, or enterobiasis, is the most common of all parasitic roundworm infections. It primarily affects school-age children. Because pinworm infection is spread mainly by children, it is found most often in family groups, daycare centers, schools, and camp settings.
Last Updated February 25, 2009
Last Reviewed February 25, 2009