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schistosoma haematobium: a neglected common parasitic disease of childhood in nigeria. incidence and intensity of infection.a prospective and cross-sectional study was carried out in various communities in kwara state, nigeria, to access the status and implications of urinary schistosomiasis among schoolchildren. of 425 pupils examined in nine communities, 193 (45.4%) were infected. infection rates for boys (44.7%) and girls (47.9%) were not significantly different (p greater than 0.5). children between 11 and 13 years of age had the highest incidence rates (33.6%). however, the percentage of children (25.9%) excreti ...19921392384
schistosoma haematobium infection among schoolchildren in the babana district, kwara state, nigeria.a study was carried out in the babana district of borgu local government areas in kwara state, nigeria, to determine the prevalence and intensity of urinary schistosomiasis among schoolchildren. of 425 pupils found and examined in nine communities, 193 (45.4%) were infected. infection rates for boys and girls (44.7% and 47.9%, respectively) were not significantly different (p greater than 0.5). children between 11 years and 13 years of age had the highest prevalence (59.2%), while those between ...19882854364
co-endemicity of plasmodium falciparum and intestinal helminths infection in school age children in rural communities of kwara state nigeria.malaria and intestinal helminths co-infection are major public health problems particularly among school age children in nigeria. however the magnitude and possible interactions of these infections remain poorly understood. this study determined the prevalence, impact and possible interaction of plasmodium falciparum and intestinal helminths co-infection among school children in rural communities of kwara state, nigeria.201526222743
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