Intestinal protozoan infections in Malaysia.

  title={Intestinal protozoan infections in Malaysia.},
  author={Karen P Y Lai},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  volume={23 4},
  • Karen P Y Lai
  • Published 1992 in
    The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine…
Intestinal protozoa are found in all communities in Malaysia and among all ethnic groups. Prevalence of intestinal protozoa is not affected by ethnicity but by living conditions. Communities with both basic amenities of safe water supply and proper toilets have lower prevalence than those with one or none of the amenity. Cryptosporidium is an important intestinal protozoon in Malaysia and should be included in future field and laboratory studies and also in laboratory diagnosis for pathogens… CONTINUE READING


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