Adnan Ibrahim Al-Hindi

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A total of 489 stool specimens were collected from school children aged 6-11 years. The target area is overcrowded, with improper sewage disposal system and low socioeconomic standards. A questionnaire was designed to include relevant informations. Each stool specimen was processed by the direct smear microscopy, zinc sulphate flotation technique and(More)
The prevalence of intestinal parasites and their relations to anaemia and nutritional status among school children aged 6-11 years in Gaza was studied. The target area is overcrowded with improper sewage disposal system and low socioeconomic levels. Anaemia was assessed by haemoglobin level (Hb) and nutritional status by anthropometric measurements(More)
Most physicians in Gaza prescribe medicaments for patient's suffering from Entamoeba histolytica/dispar without parasitologic diagnosis. Additionally, stool analysis performed by the routine methods usually reports the species as E. histolytica without con-firmation. In this study, 92 stool specimens were collected and analyzed by wet mount, iron(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to detect Dientamoeba fragilis by iron haematoxylin stain, as well as its prevalence, and association between D. fragilis infection and diarrhoea among patients attending Al-Nuseirate Refugee Camp Clinic, Gaza Strip. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted among 319 children and adults with age ranges from (1 to(More)
In the present study, the seroprevalence of Toxoplasmia gondii, rubella, cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Chlamydia trachomatis in Palestinian women was determined through antenatal screening. The study included 1954 Palestinian women records which were reviewed and analyzed statistically from 2000-2005. Those women attended In vitro fertilization center in Gaza(More)
Intestinal parasitic diseases in Gaza Strip are a significant health problem. The main aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of parasitic infection among patients in the five governorates of the Gaza Strip. A cross-sectional parasitological survey was conducted on 600 patients. Stool specimens were examined microscopically for the presence of(More)
Helminthiasis is one of the public health problems worldwide. This is especially true in Gaza Strip. This study demonstrated the, parasites prevalent among mal-nutritional preschool-children according to the anthropometric cutoff points (WHO, 2007) and their family socio-demographic variability.
The knowledge, attitudes and practice (KAP) among mothers towards intestinal parasites and diarhoea in three regions in Gaza strip were studied. A total of 659 mothers of children attended a primary health care centre (PHCC) for medical services were selected. Data were obtained through self administered questionnaire which distributed to each mother(More)
BACKGROUND Pregnant women may be at high risk to be infected with one of sexually transmitted diseases. Of the sexually transmitted infections childbearing women, Chlamydia trachomatis, Human papilloma virus (HPV) and Candida albicans are of special importance. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis, Human papilloma virus (HPV) and(More)