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Parasite egg contamination of vegetables from a suburban market in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Helminth egg contamination of vegetables purchased at suburban market in Hanoi, Vietnam was examined. A total of 317 vegetables were examined and 82 (26%) were revealed to be positive for parasiteExpand
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Prevalence of Cryptosporidium parvum infection and pattern of oocyst shedding in calves in Japan.
Cryptosporidium parvum infection and the pattern of oocyst shedding were observed in calves. A total of 480 fecal samples were collected from 30 calves (age, < or =30 days) over a period of 10 monthsExpand
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Cryopreservation of protozoan parasites.
Conventional methods for the propagation and preservation of parasites in vivo or in vitro have some limitations, including the need for labor, initial isolation and loss of strains, bacterial, andExpand
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Contamination of soil with helminth parasite eggs in Nepal.
Contamination of soil with helminth eggs in Kathmandu Valley (n=122) and outside of Valley (n=34) in Nepal was investigated with the use of centrifugal floatation technique using sucrose solution (spExpand
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Short report: possible Cryptosporidium muris infection in humans.
Oocysts of cryptosporidia whose morphology resembled that of Cryptosporidium muris were found in the stool of 2 healthy girls in Surabaya, Indonesia. The oocysts were predominantly oval and measuredExpand
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Effect of intestinal helminth infection on some nutritional parameters among rural villagers in Nepal.
We report the prevalence of intestinal helminthiasis and its impact on health of Nepalese in two different rural Village Development Committees (VDC) in Nepal. A total of 261 school children fromExpand
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Soil contamination by parasite eggs in rural village in the Philippines.
Infectious diseases caused by soil-transmitted helminths (STHs) are important diseases of humans, which affect about one third of the world's population. Examination of soil can be used to estimateExpand
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Toxoplasma antibody prevalence in Nepalese pregnant women and women with bad obstetric history.
Sera from randomly selected 345 pregnant Nepalese women aged 16-36 years and 13 women with bad obstetric history (BOH) were tested for the presence of Toxoplasma antibodies using microlatexExpand
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Small-scale study on intestinal parasitosis in a remote hilly village in Nepal.
A small-scale cross sectional study on intestinal parasitosis was conducted in a remote hilly village in western Nepal in January 2001. Stool samples collected from 115 inhabitants (M: 41 and F: 74;Expand
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Prevalence of Toxocara eggs and number of faecal deposits from dogs and cats in sandpits of public parks in Japan.
  • S. Uga
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of helminthology
  • 1 March 1993
Contamination of 13 sandpits in public parks in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, by Toxocara eggs and animal faeces was studied. All 13 sandpits were contaminated with faeces. The mean number of faeces foundExpand
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