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Some epidemiological aspects of intestinal helminth infections in a farmworker community in Burma Valley.

@article{Chandiwana1983SomeEA,
  title={Some epidemiological aspects of intestinal helminth infections in a farmworker community in Burma Valley.},
  author={S. Chandiwana and D. Makaza},
  journal={The Central African journal of medicine},
  year={1983},
  volume={29 9},
  pages={
          173-7
        }
}
A survey of an agricultural community in Burma Valley revealed high prevalences of hookworm (88.5%), Ascaris lumbricoides (43.5%) and other helminths, although egg output per gram of faeces was low. Intensity of hookworm and A. lumbricoides infections by sex and in Zimbabweans and non-Zimbabweans living at the farm were statistically not significant. There were no marked differences in helminth infection rates among the various age groups observed. It is suggested that the moist conditions… Expand
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