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parasitic infections among orang asli (aborigine) in the cameron highlands, malaysia.in april 2004, an outbreak of acute diarrheal illness occurred among the orang asli (aborigine) in the cameron highlands, pahang state, peninsular malaysia, where rotavirus was later implicated as the cause. in the course of the epidemic investigation, stool samples were collected and examined for infectious agents including parasites. soil transmitted helminthes (sth), namely ascaris lumbricoides (25.7%), trichuris trichiura (31.1%) and hookworm (8.1%), and intestinal protozoa, which included g ...200717877212
prevalence of intestinal protozoa in an aborigine community in pahang, malaysia.the objective was to estimate the prevalence of intestinal protozoa among the aborigines and to determine the problems regarding the infection. the study was carried out in january 2006 in pos senderut, pahang, malaysia. samples of faeces were collected from children and adults and these were fixed in pva and trichrome staining was carried out. from the 130 individuals studied, 94 (72.3%) were positive with at least one intestinal protozoa. nine intestinal protozoa namely blastocystis hominis, g ...200717568378
prevalence and risk factors associated with entamoeba histolytica/dispar/moshkovskii infection among three orang asli ethnic groups in malaysia.entamoeba histolytica/entamoeba dispar/entamoeba moshkovskii infection is still prevalent in rural malaysia especially among orang asli communities. currently, information on prevalence of this infection among different ethnic groups of orang asli is unavailable in malaysia. to contribute to a better comprehension of the epidemiology of this infection, a cross-sectional study aimed at providing the first documented data on the prevalence and risk factors associated with e. histolytica/e. dispar/ ...201223133561
prevalence of intestinal protozoan infections among orang asli schoolchildren in pos senderut, pahang, malaysia.the current study determined the prevalence of intestinal protozoan infections among the orang asli schoolchildren in pos senderut, pahang, malaysia. the overall intestinal protozoan infection rate was 85% (261 out of 307). the highest prevalence rates were due to entamoeba coli (24.4%), giardia lamblia (21.8%), blastocystis hominis (21.2%) and entamoeba histolytica (15.0%). the prevalence of iodamoeba butschlii was only 2.9%. among the positive samples, mixed infection with b. hominis and e. hi ...201324640856
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