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How much human helminthiasis is there in the world?
  • D. Crompton
  • Medicine
    The Journal of parasitology
  • 1 June 1999
TLDR
This article has sought to place Stoll's evaluation of human helminthiasis in a contemporary setting and to address some of the questions he asked and to review aspects of current progress in the control ofhuman helminthsiasis.
Helminth Control in School-age Children: A Guide for Managers of Control Programmes
TLDR
Key elements of guidelines previously published by WHO—Guidelines for the evaluation of soil-transmitted helminthiasis and schistosomiasis at community level and Monitoring helminths control programmes are brought together in this book with a third component on planning and budgeting.
Nutritional impact of intestinal helminthiasis during the human life cycle.
TLDR
The course and outcome of pregnancy, growth, and development during childhood and the extent of worker productivity are diminished during hookworm disease, and cost-effective measures based on highly efficacious anthelminthic drugs are now available to reduce and control disease caused by these infections.
The public health importance of hookworm disease
TLDR
The latest evidence confirms that blood loss caused by the worms' feeding activity in the gut is a contributing factor in the development of poor iron status leading to iron-deficiency anaemia.
THE SITES OCCUPIED BY SOME PARASITIC HELMINTHS IN THE ALIMENTARY TRACT OF VERTEBRATES
  • D. Crompton
  • Biology
    Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical…
  • 1 February 1973
1. The sites occupied by adult helminths in the alimentary tracts of vertebrates, the events leading to the establishment of the helminths in these sites and some of the factors involved in
Ascaris and ascariasis.
  • D. Crompton
  • Medicine, Biology
    Advances in parasitology
  • 2001
The epidemiology of Ascaris lumbricoides and other soil-transmitted helminths in primary school children from Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
TLDR
Evidence was obtained for predisposition of individuals to heavy or light infection with A. lumbricoides and the influence of host age and sex on infection levels, and the relationship between parasite fecundity and worm burden was investigated.
The prevalence of Ascariasis.
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