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intestinal parasitic infections among mentally handicapped individuals in alexandria, egypt.this cross-sectional study was carried to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections among mentally handicapped individuals in alexandria, egypt, in the period from december 2012 till november 2013. the study was conducted on 200 institutionalized and non-institutionalized mentally handicapped individuals. fresh stool samples were subjected to different stains including; trichrome for detecting intestinal protozoa, modified acid fast stain for intestinal coccidia and quick hot g ...201526878626
anemia, parasitic infections and some risk factors among physical education female students in alexandria.the present study was a cross-sectional one, carried out to estimate the percentages of anemia and parasites among students of faculty of physical education for girls and some of their related factors. a predesigned questionnaire was completed by the researchers through face-to-face meetings to collect data concerning age, menstruation history and some dietary habits. blood samples were taken by finger pricks to estimate hemoglobin (hb) concentration level (gm/dl). stool samples were collected a ...200317265613
campylobacter-associated diarrhoea in egyptian infants: epidemiology and clinical manifestations of disease and high frequency of concomitant infections.a diarrhoeal disease survey in alexandria, egypt determined the prevalence, seasonality, and household risk factors for campylobacter-associated diarrhoea in young children. the study population was 880 children (mean age = 9.8 months) presenting with diarrhoea at one of two hospitals. a control group consisted of 1,079 healthy children (mean age = 8.8 months) attending two nearby vaccination clinics. the overall isolation frequencies for campylobacter spp. were 16.8% for cases and 6.4% for the ...19938315255
risk factors associated with parasitic infection among municipality solid-waste workers in an egyptian community.solid-waste management is associated with several health hazards, particularly parasitic infection. the objective of the study was to determine the association between risk factors and the occurrence of intestinal parasitic infections (potentially pathogenic) among municipal waste collectors in alexandria, egypt. a cross-sectional survey was conducted in the main municipality company in alexandria. a total of 346 municipality solid-waste workers (mswws) was interviewed using an in-depth question ...201626606452
enteropathogens associated with diarrhea among military personnel during operation bright star 96, in alexandria, egypt.this study investigated the microbial causes of diarrheal disease among u.s. troops deployed near alexandria, egypt, during october 1995. bacterial causes associated with 19 cases of diarrhea included: enterotoxigenic escherichia coli (etec), 42% (21% heat-stable, 11% heat-labile, and 11% heat-stable/ heat-labile producers); enteropathogenic e. coli (5.3%); and enteroadherent e. coli (42%). four cases of diarrhea were associated with enteroaggregative e. coli based on probe analysis for enteroag ...19979183160
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