Intestinal parasites among food-handlers in Qualyobia Governorate, with reference to the pathogenic parasite blastocystis hominis.

@article{Sadek1997IntestinalPA,
  title={Intestinal parasites among food-handlers in Qualyobia Governorate, with reference to the pathogenic parasite blastocystis hominis.},
  author={Y Sadek and A F el-Fakahany and A H Lashin and F. A. Abd El-Salam},
  journal={Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology},
  year={1997},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={471-8}
}
A total of 1700 male food handlers, above 20 years of age who came for health clearance certificate were the subjects of the present study. Health assessment questionnaire was filled out on each person including dietary habits, water supply, history of diarrhoeal disease. Clinical examination and stool samples collection in 3 alternative days were performed. The food handlers were divided into symptomatic (700) and saymptomatic (1000). Different concentration methods as well as test tube… CONTINUE READING

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