Ascaris lumbricoides infection and environmental risk factors in an urban African setting.

@article{Tshikuka1995AscarisLI,
  title={Ascaris lumbricoides infection and environmental risk factors in an urban African setting.},
  author={J G Tshikuka and Marilyn E. Scott and Katherine Gray-Donald},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  year={1995},
  volume={89 5},
  pages={505-14}
}
Identification of appropriate strategies for controlling gastro-intestinal nematodes in communities depends, in part, on an understanding of the conditions that increase risk of exposure to infective stages. The present study was conducted in Lubumbashi, Zaire. The objectives were to identify features of the environment and living conditions that were significant predictors of Ascaris lumbricoides infection, and to determine whether the same predictors were important in populations living in… CONTINUE READING

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