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Title: Prevalence of helminth ova in soil samples from public places in Shiraz
Authors: Motazedian, H.
Mehrabani, D.
Tabatabaee, S.H.R.
Pakniat, A.
Tavalali, M.
Issue Date: 2006
Language: English
Abstract: To determine the prevalence of helminth eggs in public places and children's playgrounds, 112 soil samples were collected in 26 sites in Shiraz, southern Islamic Republic of Iran, during September 2002- September 2003. Toxocara cati ova were found in 7 [6.3%] samples, 2 had Ascaris ova, 3 had larvae morphologically similar to Strongyloides stercoralis. Coccidia oocysts were also observed in 4 samples. No contamination was observed during the dry season
Description: 562-565
Keywords: Soil
Ascariasis
Toxocara canis
Strongyloides Stercoralis
Prevalence
Subject: Helminthiasis
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117119
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/1205/12_5_2006_562_565.pdf
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