A disease caused by the practice of defecation in the open fields is Ascariasis.
Its symptoms are:
b. Intestinal blockage
Its mode of infection is:
a. The eggs of the parasite are excreted along with faeces of infected person which contaminate soil, water and plants.
b. A healthy person gets infected through contaminated water, fruits and vegetables.
It is caused by Ascaris (a common round worm).
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