A follow-up study of Opisthorchis viverrini infection after the implementation of control program in a rural community, central Thailand

@inproceedings{Suwannahitatorn2012AFS,
  title={A follow-up study of Opisthorchis viverrini infection after the implementation of control program in a rural community, central Thailand},
  author={Picha Suwannahitatorn and Saranapoom Klomjit and Tawee Naaglor and Paanjit Taamasri and Ram Rangsin and Saovanee Leelayoova and Mathirut Mungthin},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
  year={2012}
}
Opisthorchis viverrini infection is still one of the public health problems in Thailand. Our recent cohort study conducted in a rural community in central Thailand showed that the incidence rate of O. viverrini infection in 2002–2004 was 21.6/100 person-years. Conventional control activities including case diagnosis and treatment, hygienic defecation promotion and health education focusing on avoiding raw fish consumption was implemented. This study aimed to re-assess the status of infection… CONTINUE READING

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