Parasitological Contamination of Wastewater Irrigated and Raw Manure Fertilized Vegetables in Mekelle City and Its Suburb , Tigray , Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Tomass2012ParasitologicalCO,
  title={Parasitological Contamination of Wastewater Irrigated and Raw Manure Fertilized Vegetables in Mekelle City and Its Suburb , Tigray , Ethiopia},
  author={Zewdneh Tomass and Dawit Kidane},
  year={2012}
}
Watering of vegetables in developing countries including Ethiopia is done using untreated wastewater and raw manure of domestic animal origin is used as fertilizer. Thus, vegetables are considered to be the principal sources of human infection with bacterial, protozoan and helminth parasites. Therefore, the objective of this study was to evaluate the rate of parasitological contamination of pre-harvest vegetables in Mekelle city and its suburban village, ‘Mariam Dahan’. Pre-harvest vegetables… CONTINUE READING
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