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Intestinal Parasitic Infections in Bahir Dar and Risk Factors for Transmission


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Title: Intestinal Parasitic Infections in Bahir Dar and Risk Factors for Transmission
Authors: Erko, Berhanu / Medhin, Girmay / Birrie, Hailu
Issue Date: 31-Aug-1995
Publisher: 長崎大学熱帯医学研究所 / Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
Citation: 熱帯医学 Tropical medicine 37(2). p73-78, 1995
Abstract: A study of intestinal parasites and assessment of transmission factors were made in Bahir Dar town, northwestern Ethiopia. Out of 528 children examined by formolether concentration method over 95 % were found to harbour one or more intestinal parasites. Human behaviour and poor sanitary conditions appeared to be responsible for the transmission of geohelminths, faeco-orally transmitted amoebae and water-related schistosome parasites. Health education is suggested to play a vital role in the control of intestinal parasitic infections.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/4705
ISSN: 03855643
Type: Departmental Bulletin Paper
Appears in Collections:Volume 37, No. 2

Citable URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10069/4705

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