Emerging opportunistic protozoa and intestinal pathogenic protozoal infestation profile in children of western Nepal.

@article{Easow2005EmergingOP,
  title={Emerging opportunistic protozoa and intestinal pathogenic protozoal infestation profile in children of western Nepal.},
  author={Joshy Maducolil Easow and Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay and Godwin Wilson and Simantee Guha and Basavaraj Yogitha Jalan and Padavagadu Ganapati Shivananda},
  journal={Nepal Medical College journal : NMCJ},
  year={2005},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={134-7}
}
Intestinal parasitic infestation continues to be of public health importance in many tropical and subtropical countries for their high prevalence and effects on the morbidity in the population. This 5-year hospital-based retrospective analysis was aimed to find out the intestinal protozoal parasitic profile in 1790 pre-school and school-going children visiting the hospital with gastrointestinal illness. Giardia lamblia was the most prevalent pathogenic protozoan intestinal parasite (73.4… CONTINUE READING

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