Intestinal parasites of man in Northern Bohol, Philippines, with emphasis on schistosomiasis.

@article{Carney1980IntestinalPO,
  title={Intestinal parasites of man in Northern Bohol, Philippines, with emphasis on schistosomiasis.},
  author={Walter P. Carney and T C Banzon and V U de Veyra and E R Dana and John H. Cross},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={1980},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={473-9}
}
A survey for intestinal parasites with emphasis on Oriental schistosomiasis was conducted in the townships of Trinidad and Talibon, Bohol Province, Philippines and approximately 1,700 stool samples were examined. Schistosoma japonicum is still endemic to these areas of northern Bohol but infection rates were much lower than expected, 5% rather than 30%. Soil-transmitted helminths were the most common parasitic infections. Hookworms were found in 71% of the samples tested, most infections were… CONTINUE READING