Malaria and intestinal parasitosis among children presenting to the Paediatric Centre in Sana'a, Yemen
AbstractWe studied the profile of malaria and intestinal parasitosis among children presenting to the Paediatric Health Centre in Sana'a from January 1998 to December 2000. In stool samples from 9014 children, Ascaris lumbricoides, Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia lamblia and Trichuris trichiura were the most common. Infection with parasites of direct life-cycle were similar in boys and girls. Schistosome infection was significantly higher in boys than girls, but girls were more infected with ascariasis. The only species of malaria parasite found in blood samples from 753 children with suspected malaria was Plasmodium falciparum, with the highest rates in April-June. The majority of positive cases were Yemeni children, but 10.8% were Sudanese or Ethiopian
Azazy, A.A. & Raja'a, Y.A. (2003). Malaria and intestinal parasitosis among children presenting to the Paediatric Centre in Sana'a, Yemen. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/119362
EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 9 (5-6), 1048-1053, 2003
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