the association of blastocystis hominis and endolimax nana with diarrheal stools in zambian school-age determine the prevalence of endoparasites and their association with diarrhea, a survey was conducted in the southern province of zambia that used conventional and molecular techniques applied to stool and urine samples from school-age children (n = 93). almost half of the stools (49.5%) were diarrhetic. the overall prevalence of endolimax nana, schistosoma haematobium, blastocystis hominis, giardia lamblia, cryptosporidium parvum, encephalitozoon intestinalis, and strongyloides stercoralis w ...200516249910
potential contribution of adult populations to the maintenance of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminth infections in the siavonga and mazabuka districts of zambia.a majority of zambian children live in impoverished communities that lack safe water and proper sanitation, exposing them to urogenital and intestinal helminths. efforts to mitigate this plight have been implemented through mass drug administration aimed at deworming school-age and under-five children against schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths. however, the disease status of adults living in the same communities as the treated children remains unknown. the aim of this study was to de ...201727180827
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