Intestinal parasitic infections among school children in Thailand.

  title={Intestinal parasitic infections among school children in Thailand.},
  author={N Warunee and L Choomanee and P Sataporn and Y Rapeeporn and W Nuttapong and Supunnee Sompong and S Thongdee and S Bang-On and K Rachada},
  journal={Tropical biomedicine},
  volume={24 2},
A study was conducted to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasites in children from eight schools located in Phuttamonthon District, Nakhon Prathom Province during November 2004 to December 2004. Stool samples were collected from 1920 students; age range from 7 to 12 years old, and examined for intestinal parasites by using formalin-ethyl acetate concentration technique. Of these subjects, 242 (12.6%) were infected with one or more of 10 intestinal parasitic species. In these infected… CONTINUE READING


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