Incidence and risk factors of hookworm infection in a rural community of central Thailand.

@article{Jiraanankul2011IncidenceAR,
  title={Incidence and risk factors of hookworm infection in a rural community of central Thailand.},
  author={Vittaya Jiraanankul and Wongwarit Aphijirawat and Mathirut Mungthin and Rommanee Khositnithikul and Ram Rangsin and Rebecca Justine Traub and Phunlerd Piyaraj and Tawee Naaglor and Paanjit Taamasri and Saovanee Leelayoova},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2011},
  volume={84 4},
  pages={594-8}
}
A cohort study to identify incidence and risk factors of hookworm infection was conducted in a rural community, central Thailand from November 2005 to February 2007. Stool specimens were examined for hookworm eggs using wet preparation, Kato thick smear, and water-ethyl acetate sedimentation technique. The incidence rate of hookworm infection was 7.5/100 person-years. The independent risk factors for acquiring hookworm infection were barefoot walking (incidence rate ratio [IRR] = 4.2, 95… CONTINUE READING
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