Hookworm-like eggs in children's faecal samples from a rural area of Rwanda.

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BACKGROUND Hookworm eggs identification and quantification is usually carried out by Kato-Katz method. However various structures present in the smear may be confused with eggs of such parasites. OBJECTIVE To document the presence of structures in Kato-Katz slides that could initially be misinterpreted as hookworm eggs. METHOD 497 faecal samples were… (More)
DOI: 10.4314/ahs.v16i1.11

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@article{IrisarriGutirrez2016HookwormlikeEI, title={Hookworm-like eggs in children's faecal samples from a rural area of Rwanda.}, author={Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Irisarri-Guti{\'e}rrez and Carla Mu{\~n}oz-Antol{\'i} and Lucrecia Acosta and Lucy Anne Parker and Rafael Toledo and Fernando Jorge Bornay-Llinares and Jos{\'e} Guillermo Esteban}, journal={African health sciences}, year={2016}, volume={16 1}, pages={83-8} }