Intestinal parasites in Cambodians: comparison of diagnostic methods used in screening refugees with implications for treatment of populations with high rates of infestation.

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We performed a retrospective review of screening parasitology examinations on a Cambodian refugee population served by an urban neighborhood health center. Five-hundred twenty of 1084 patients were examined for ova and parasites either by purged stool, which was examined immediately, or preserved stool, examined at a teaching hospital and proprietary… (More)

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@article{Lurio1991IntestinalPI, title={Intestinal parasites in Cambodians: comparison of diagnostic methods used in screening refugees with implications for treatment of populations with high rates of infestation.}, author={Joseph Lurio and H Verson and Seth J. Karp}, journal={The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice}, year={1991}, volume={4 2}, pages={71-8} }