[Prevalence and risk factors associated with intestinal parasitoses in pregnant women and their relation to the infant's birth weight].

@article{RodrguezGarca2002PrevalenceAR,
  title={[Prevalence and risk factors associated with intestinal parasitoses in pregnant women and their relation to the infant's birth weight].},
  author={Roberto Rodr{\'i}guez-Garc{\'i}a and Leoncio Miguel Rodr{\'i}guez-Guzm{\'a}n and Mar{\'i}a Isabel S{\'a}nchez-Maldonado and Alejandro G{\'o}mez-Delgado and Roberto Rivera-Cedillo},
  journal={Ginecologia y obstetricia de Mexico},
  year={2002},
  volume={70},
  pages={338-43}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and the risk factors associated with intestinal parasitosis in pregnant women and the relation with the newborns. MATERIAL AND METHODS A transversal analytical study. 207 women were selected and a guided survey was applied. They were also asked for three stool samples for their parasitoscopic study by Faust's method. The levels of hemoglobin as well as the child's birth weight. RESULTS The prevalence of intestinal parasitosis was 38.2%. 84% of the women… CONTINUE READING

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