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intestinal parasite infections after extended use of chloroquine or primaquine for malaria prevention.comparative results of baseline and endpoint screening for intestinal parasites are reported from javanese men enrolled in a year-long, placebo-controlled malaria prophylaxis trial in irian jaya. the objective was to detect nontarget qualitative changes that may have resulted from prolonged chloroquine (300 mg base weekly) or primaquine (0.5 mg base/kg daily) prophylaxis. fresh fecal specimens were examined (blinded trial) for parasites and ova using a modified kato-katz thick smear method. more ...19989645872
intestinal parasites of humans in a highland community of irian jaya, indonesia.an indigenous, highland community in the oksibil valley of irian jaya, indonesia, was examined on two occasions to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasites. overall, 478 subjects from three villages in the study area, about 10% of the available population, were sampled. using a standard, wet-mount technique, 15 different species of parasites were found. hookworm was predominant in all age groups, with prevalences of 51%-86%, followed by ascaris lumbricoides (46%-57%) and trichuris trichi ...19968729627
biomedical survey in irian jaya (west irian), indonesia.a biomedical survey was conducted in several areas of irian jaya, indonesia in july 1972 in association with an investigation of reports of a cholera outbreak. stool specimens, blood smears and sera were collected and examined for evidence of parasitic as well as other infectious diseases. a total of 114 stools were examined and the most commonly found intestinal parasites were trichuris trichiura (94%), ascaris lumbricoides (74%), hookworm (58%), entamoeba coli (15%), endolimax nana (8%), entam ...1977208184
human cysticercosis and intestinal parasitism amongst the ekari people of irian jaya.a random sample of 242 people showed that 42 had palpable cysts of taenia solium. faecal examination recovered eggs of t. solium in seven (3%), while trichuris (83%), ascaris (83%), hookworms (76%), strongyloides stercoralis (10%) and strongyloides sp. (29%), entamoeba histolytica (14%), entamoeba coli (22%), entamoeba hartmanni (7%), entamoeba polecki (7%), balantidium coli (9%) and dientamoeba fragilis (21%) were the most common other intestinal parasites encountered. elisa tests, using antige ...19873430662
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