Assessment of frequency, transmission, and genitourinary complications of enterobiasis (pinworms)

@article{Burkhart2005AssessmentOF,
  title={Assessment of frequency, transmission, and genitourinary complications of enterobiasis (pinworms)},
  author={Craig Burkhart and Craig G. Burkhart},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={44}
}
Background  Pinworms are the most common helminth infection in the USA and Western Europe, with prevalence rates in some communities of as high as 30–50%. Pinworms generally live in the gastrointestinal tract, and helminth infestations have been noted in over one‐quarter of acute appendectomies on histologic examination. 
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