Human gastrointestinal nematode infections: are new control methods required?

@article{Stepek2006HumanGN,
  title={Human gastrointestinal nematode infections: are new control methods required?},
  author={Gillian Stepek and David J. Buttle and Ian R Duce and Jerzy M Behnke},
  journal={International journal of experimental pathology},
  year={2006},
  volume={87 5},
  pages={325-41}
}
Gastrointestinal (GI) nematode infections affect 50% of the human population worldwide, and cause great morbidity as well as hundreds of thousands of deaths. Despite modern medical practices, the proportion of the population infected with GI nematodes is not falling. This is due to a number of factors, the most important being the lack of good healthcare, sanitation and health education in many developing countries. A relatively new problem is the development of resistance to the small number… CONTINUE READING
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