Intestinal parasites isolated in a large teaching hospital, Italy, 1 May 2006 to 31 December 2008.

Abstract

Intestinal parasites account for the majority of parasitic diseases, particularly in endemic areas. Most are transmitted via contaminated food. Because of increased immigration and travel, enteric parasitoses are now distributed worldwide. Between May 2006 and December 2008, we examined stool specimens from 5,351 patients (4,695 Italians, 656 non-Italians… (More)

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