Intestinal protozoa and intestinal helminthic infections in displacement camps in Sierra Leone.

@article{Gbakima2007IntestinalPA,
  title={Intestinal protozoa and intestinal helminthic infections in displacement camps in Sierra Leone.},
  author={Aiah Albert Gbakima and R Konteh and Mustupha Kallon and Helene Mansaray and Foday Sahr and Z J Bah and Andrew Spencer and Amara Luckay},
  journal={African journal of medicine and medical sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={1-9}
}
Displacement and refugee camps provide ideal grounds for the transmission of parasites and increase the risk of acute respiratory infections, diarhoea diseases, and intestinal parasitic infection. Cryptosporidium parvum, Giardia lamblia, Entomoeba histolytica, Ascaris lumbricoides, hookworm infection, Schistosoma haematobium, S. mansoni and Strongyloides stercoralis are important cosmopolitan intestinal parasites that are common among children, the immunocompromised and displaced populations… CONTINUE READING

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