Epidemiology of Intestinal Polyparasitism among Orang Asli School Children in Rural Malaysia

  title={Epidemiology of Intestinal Polyparasitism among Orang Asli School Children in Rural Malaysia},
  author={Ahmed K. Al-Delaimy and Hesham M Al-Mekhlafi and Nabil A. Nasr and Hany Sady and Wahib Mohammed Mohsen Atroosh and Mohammed Nashiry and Tengku Shahrul Anuar and Norhayati Moktar and Yvonne Ai Lim and Roslinah Mahmud},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
BACKGROUND This cross-sectional study aimed to investigate the current prevalence and risk factors associated with intestinal polyparasitism (the concurrent infection with multiple intestinal parasite species) among Orang Asli school children in the Lipis district of Pahang state, Malaysia. METHODS/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS Fecal samples were collected from 498 school children (50.6% boys and 49.4% girls), and examined by using direct smear, formalin-ether sedimentation, trichrome stain, modified… CONTINUE READING
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