Intestinal helminthiasis and anaemia in youngsters from Matriz da Luz, district of São Lourenço da Mata, state of Pernambuco, Brazil.

@article{Ferreira1998IntestinalHA,
  title={Intestinal helminthiasis and anaemia in youngsters from Matriz da Luz, district of S{\~a}o Lourenço da Mata, state of Pernambuco, Brazil.},
  author={Maria da Conceicao dos Reis Ferreira and Wayner Souza and Em{\'i}lia Pessoa Perez and T V Lapa and Albertinho B Carvalho and Andr{\'e} Furtado and H B Coutinho and Derek R. Wakelin},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={1998},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={289-93}
}
A group of youngsters (4-18 years old) in northeast Brazil was studied to establish the prevalence of anaemia and intestinal parasitism, as well as to analyze the correlation between them. Two criteria were used to determine the state of anaemia, the level of haemoglobin and the mean of corpuscular volume. The first was considered a single criterion and the… CONTINUE READING