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A cross-sectional study of intestinal parasitic infections among schoolchildren in Nan Province, Northern Thailand.
The need for improved environmental hygiene ie clean water supplies and enhanced sanitation, in affected communities and health promotion, by means of a school-based educational approach is recommended, is emphasized. Expand
Waterborne zoonotic helminthiases.
This review deals with waterborne zoonotic helminths, many of which are opportunistic parasites spreading directly from animals to man or man to animals through water that is either ingested or thatExpand
Soil-transmitted helminthiases and health behaviors among schoolchildren and community members in a west-central border area of Thailand.
The prevalence of soil-transmitted helminthic infections and health behaviors related to infections in schoolchildren and villagers of a community was studied and the community showed higher prevalence rates and was infected with more types of intestinal helminths than the schoolchildren. Expand
Fishborne Zoonotic Intestinal Trematodes, Vietnam
These parasites are an unrecognized food safety risk in a population with a tradition of eating raw fish and can pose a risk to human health. Expand
Discovery of Opisthorchis viverrini metacercariae in freshwater fish in southern Cambodia.
The small liver fluke found in this study were identified as Opisthorchis viverrini by the morphological features of adult worms, and this identification was confirmed by partial COI sequencing of the metacercariae. Expand
Mapping soil-transmitted helminths in Southeast Asia and implications for parasite control.
GIS is used to collate and map recent published surveys on soil-transmitted helminth epidemiology and distribution for Southeast Asia and finds the importance of land surface temperature in influencing the distribution of Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris trichiura. Expand
Copro-molecular identification of infections with hookworm eggs in rural Lao PDR.
The prevalence of hookworm eggs in fecal samples, by modified cellophane thick-smear technique, was found to be 30.0% in Lahanam Village, Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR, and the zoonotic species, T. colubriformis, was confirmed. Expand
Epidemiology of trichinellosis in Asia and the Pacific Rim.
The epidemiology of trichinellosis, species of Trichinella present and the food and eating habits of people affected in Asia and the Pacific Rim are reviewed with emphasis on Japan, China andExpand
Opisthorchis viverrini metacercaria in Thai freshwater fish.
  • J. Waikagul
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine…
  • 1 June 1998
The prevalence of O. viverrini metacercaria in fish decreased markedly during the last 10 years, and fish from Aranyaprathet district had the highest positive rates. Expand
Taeniasis, cysticercosis and echinococcosis in Thailand.
The prevalence of cysticercosis and echinococcosis is increasing resulting from sensitive modern diagnostic tests, andTaeniasis will persist in Thailand as the consumption of raw/half-cooked meat dishes is still a normal practice for Thai people. Expand