cryptosporidiosis in ogun state, south-west nigeria.during the period of one month in the rainy season in ogun state in south-west nigeria 479 stool samples (420 of which were diarrhoea stool samples) were examined for cryptosporidiosis. oocysts were detected in 2.3% of all stools, in 2.6% of diarrhoeal stools and in 5.3% out of 150 children with diarrhoea. cryptosporidium was the sole pathogen detected in six of 11 cases. in addition to cryptosporidia also entamoeba histolytica, blastocystis hominis, giardia lamblia, ascaris lumbricoides, and tr ...19873602839
serological investigations for the cause of diarrhoea among patients and personnel in the minna and abeokuta hospitals/nigeria.188 blood samples were investigated for antibodies against bacteria causing diarrhoea in two hospitals in minna and abeokuta in nigeria. antibodies were found against entamoeba histolytica, yersinia enterocolitica, campylobacter jejuni, salmonella typhi, salmonella paratyphi c, shigella dysenteriae, shigella sonnei, shigella boydii, shigella flexneri and rotavirus.19873443752
a survey of gastrointestinal parasites in ogun state, southwest study the epidemiology of intestinal parasites in ogun state, nigeria, 479 stool specimens were examined at a hospital in abeokuta during the rainy season in june 1986. intestinal helminths and/or protozoa were present in 297 samples (62%). 41.1% of the specimens showed a single infection, 34% showed double, 20% triple and 5% quadruple infection. the most commonly found worm was ascaris lumbricoides (in 40% of specimens), followed by trichuris trichiura (23.2%), hookworms (19.2%), strongyloid ...19883178337
oral fecal parasites and personal hygiene of food handlers in abeokuta, nigeria.ingestion of infective eggs and cysts of faecal orally transmissible parasites has been linked with the level of environmental and personal hygiene. the possibility of contamination of food with eggs and cysts by infected food vendors has also been recorded.200617140338
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