Irrigation Practices and Intestinal Helminth Infections in Southern and Central Zones of Tigray

  title={Irrigation Practices and Intestinal Helminth Infections in Southern and Central Zones of Tigray},
  author={Tadesse Dejenie and Beyene Petros},
Background: Irrigation practices have impact on the distribution of schistosomiasis; so, identifying newly established schistosomiasis transmission foci allows for designing prevention and control strategy. Objective: To establish schistosomiasis prevalence and intensity in relation to development of water bodies for irrigation. Methods: A survey of stool specimens of 2000 school children using Kato thick smear method was carried out in Central and Southern Tigray between October 2001 and… CONTINUE READING
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