Egg positive rate of Enterobius vermicularis of primary school children in Geoje island.

@article{Kim2003EggPR,
  title={Egg positive rate of Enterobius vermicularis of primary school children in Geoje island.},
  author={Bong Jin Kim and Bo young Lee and Hyun Kee Chung and Young Sun Lee and Kun Hee Lee and Hae Jin Chung and Mee Sun Ock},
  journal={The Korean journal of parasitology},
  year={2003},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={75-7}
}
The status of pinworm (Enterobius vermicularis) egg positive rate of primary school children in Geoje island was investigated by using adhesive cellotape anal swap method, in September, 2002. Total egg positive rates of E. vermicularis were 9.8% (74/754) and those of male and female were 10.8% and 8.7%, respectively. Among three schools examined, Myeongsa primary school showed the highest egg positive rate (12.6%) followed by Yeoncho [9.8% (26/266)] and Geoje [9.1% (35/385)]. As for the age… CONTINUE READING

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