Cryptosporidium spp., Giardia duodenalis, Enterocytozoon bieneusi and Other Intestinal Parasites in Young Children in Lobata Province, Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Principe

@inproceedings{Lobo2014CryptosporidiumSG,
  title={Cryptosporidium spp., Giardia duodenalis, Enterocytozoon bieneusi and Other Intestinal Parasites in Young Children in Lobata Province, Democratic Republic of S{\~a}o Tom{\'e} and Principe},
  author={Maria Lu{\'i}sa Lobo and Jo{\~a}o Augusto and Francisco 5 Antunes and Jos{\'e} Ceita and Lihua Xiao and Vera Codices and O. Martı́nez Matos},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
Rare systemic studies concerning prevalence of intestinal parasites in children have been conducted in the second smallest country in Africa, the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe. Fecal specimens from 348 children (214 in-hospital attending the Aires de Menezes Hospital and 134 from Agostinho Neto village) in São Tome Island were studied by parasitological and molecular methods. Of the 134 children from Agostinho Neto, 52.2% presented intestinal parasites. 32.1% and 20.2% of these… CONTINUE READING

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