Prevalence and Intensity of Intestinal Parasites in School age Children in Thika District, Kenya.

@inproceedings{Ngonjo2012PrevalenceAI,
  title={Prevalence and Intensity of Intestinal Parasites in School age Children in Thika District, Kenya.},
  author={Teresia Ngonjo and Michael M. Gicheru and Peter Wanzala and S MwandawiroC. and Nairobi – Kenya},
  year={2012}
}
SUMMARY The study was conducted in four public primary schools namely, Athena (peri-urban), Kathambara (rural), Kianjau (slum) and St.Patrick (urban); in Thika district, Kenya. Overall prevalence of helminthic infections was 38.9%, 48.9%, 48.9% and 31% for Peri-urban, rural, slum, and urban school respectively. Overall prevalence of protozoan infections was 46.3%, 38.9%, 34.8% and 28.7% for Peri- urban, rural, slum and urban schools respectively. The common infections were Ascaris lumbricoides… CONTINUE READING

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