Abdullah Al-Madani

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A group of 5,518 female Asian house keepers working in Abha District of Saudi Arabia was examined (1990 through 1992) to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections. They came from Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Philippines and Thailand. Fresh stool specimens were obtained in special containers and examined by light microscopy of wet smears in normal(More)
OBJECTIVES The present study was designed to determine the prevalence of premature loss of primary teeth and its effect on malocclusion in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is an observational, cross-sectional study that included 307 male children aged 9-11 years old. Clinical examinations were performed using a disposable sharp(More)
Two hundred and eighteen residents (131 healthy and 87 mentally or physically retarded) of a children's nursery, a foster house and a rehabilitation centre for the handicapped in Abha, southwestern Saudi Arabia, were examined for intestinal parasitism. About 30% of the population of the three communities were found to harbour asymptomatic infections with(More)
Schistosomiasis control operations carried out between 1983 and 1988 are described, together with information of the impact of schistosomiasis. The prevalence of schistosomiasis has declined from 9.5% in 1983 to 1.8% in 1988 (P less than 0.05). Bulinus truncatus, B. beccarii, and B. reticulatus wrighti are the intermediate hosts of S. haematobium in Saudi(More)
Schistosomiasis is an endemic disease in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. An effective control of this disease is possible with the active support of different departments and ministries of the government. This paper outlines a proposal how different departments could participate and coordinate in a multidisciplinary schistosomiasis control programme in this(More)
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