Prevalence of Toxocara ova in some schools and public grounds in northern and central Jordan.

@article{Aboshehada1989PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of Toxocara ova in some schools and public grounds in northern and central Jordan.},
  author={M N Abo-shehada},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  year={1989},
  volume={83 1},
  pages={73-5}
}
  • M N Abo-shehada
  • Published 1989 in Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
Two hundred and twenty-six soil samples were collected from school playgrounds and public places in four cities and 17 villages in northern and central Jordan. Toxacara eggs were found in 35 (15.45%) of the samples. Viable eggs were found in 18 samples, with viability ranging from 20 to 78%, and among these 18 samples the mean number of viable eggs per 5 g… CONTINUE READING