intestinal parasitic infections in hiv infected and non-infected patients in a low hiv prevalence region, west-cameroon.the magnitude of intestinal parasitic infection in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome patients requires careful consideration in the developing world where poor nutrition is associated with poor hygiene and several tropical diseases. however, there have been very few studies addressing this issue in cameroon. this study was conducted to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasitosis in hiv/aids patients in dschang -cameroon. stool and blood specimens from hiv/aids patients and control group ...201323451283
the incidence of feco-oral parasites in street-food vendors in buea, south-west region cameroon.the street-food industry lacks legal recognition, it operates in unstable and precarious conditions, involving women and men with minimal or no knowledge of hygienic food handling practices. infective eggs, bacteria, toxins and cysts of faecal orally transmissible parasites are common agents responsible for food contamination in developing countries.201223382755
an epidemiological study of pleuropulmonary paragonimiasis among pupils in the peri-urban zone of kumba town, meme division, cameroon.paragonimiasis have previously been reported in two zones of the southwest province of cameroon including the kupe mountain and mundani foci. the aim of this study was to investigate the presence and epidemiology of paragonimiasis in the peri-urban zone of kumba, meme division, located about 50 km away from the kupe mountain focus.200314678562
the epidemiology of soil-transmitted helminth and protozoan infections in south-west cameroon.a cross-sectional study of the prevalence, intensity and effects of soil-transmitted helminth and protozoan infections was undertaken among patients at the buea hospital annex located in buea sub-division of cameroon. stool samples from 356 subjects (174 males and 182 females) were collected and processed using standard concentration methods. our results showed that 31.0% of subjects were infected with intestinal helminths and the prevalence was higher in females (32.4%) than in males (30.5%). a ...201121281528
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