Soil-Transmitted Helminths, Poverty, and Malnutrition in Honduran Children Living in Remote Rural Communities

@inproceedings{Sanchez2016SoilTransmittedHP,
  title={Soil-Transmitted Helminths, Poverty, and Malnutrition in Honduran Children Living in Remote Rural Communities},
  author={Ana Lourdes Sanchez and Jos{\'e} Antonio Gabrie and Maritza Alexandra Castelo Canales and Mar{\'i}a Mercedes Rueda and Gustavo Fontecha and Patrick W. Mason and Gonzalo M. L. Bearman and Michael P. Stevens},
  year={2016}
}
Soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections are endemic in Honduras, but their prevalence according to the levels of poverty in the population has not been examined. The present cross-sectional study is aimed to determine the role of different levels of poverty in STH prevalence and infection intensity as well as the potential associations of STH infections with malnutrition and anemia. Research participants were children attending a medical brigade serving remote communities in Northern… CONTINUE READING

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