The distribution and abundance of Enterobius vermicularis in a South Indian fishing community.

@article{HaswellElkins1987TheDA,
  title={The distribution and abundance of Enterobius vermicularis in a South Indian fishing community.},
  author={Melissa R. Haswell-Elkins and D B Elkins and K. T. Manjula and Edwin Michael and Roy M. Anderson},
  journal={Parasitology},
  year={1987},
  volume={95 ( Pt 2)},
  pages={339-54}
}
The distribution and abundance of Enterobius vermicularis in a fishing community in South India, as determined by counting worms expelled following mass anthelmintic chemotherapy, was examined in samples of patients stratified by age, sex and family grouping. The results of a worm expulsion study in January 1984 are compared with those of a second expulsion programme in November 1984, following an 11-month period of reinfection. The prevalence of Enterobius infection was consistently high in… CONTINUE READING