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The incidence of intestinal nematodes in primary school children in Ezza North Local Government Area, Ebonyi State Nigeria

@article{Uhuo2011TheIO,
  title={The incidence of intestinal nematodes in primary school children in Ezza North Local Government Area, Ebonyi State Nigeria},
  author={Uhuo and Odikamnoro},
  journal={Advances in Applied Science Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={2}
}
  • Uhuo, Odikamnoro
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Advances in Applied Science Research
The research was carried out to determine the incidence of intestinal nematode infection in primary school children in three primary schools in Ezza North Local Government Area, Ebonyi State. Eight hundred feacal samples were examined using direct smear method. Out of the number examined, 204 (25.5%,), comprising 395 males (27.6%) and 405 (23.5%) females were infected with intestinal nematodes of Ascaris lumbricoides (20.0%), Strongyloides stercoralis (0.4%) Hookworm (3.5%) and Trichuris… Expand
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