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    • Prevalence and seasonal variation of human intestinal parasites in patients attending hospital with abdominal symptoms in northern Jordan 

      Jaran, A.S. (‎2016-10)‎
      This study was carried out to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasites and their seasonal variation in northern Jordan. A total of 21 906 stool samples were collected over a period of 4 years [‎2009-2013]‎ from 5 government hospitals in 3 cities. Samples were processed and examined microscopically and by concentration methods. Parasitic infection was found in 9611 samples [‎44%]‎. Giardia lamblia was the most prevalent parasite [‎41%]‎ followed by Entamoeba histolytica [‎31%]‎ and Ent. coli [‎13%]‎; the least prevalent parasites were Ascaris ...