a survey of intestinal parasitism in a community on the pan american highway route in eastern panama.a survey of intestinal parasitism was conducted at yaviza, a town in eastern panama's province of darien. single stool specimens from 202 persons, representing 11 percent of the town's total population, were examined. in all, 181 (90 per cent) of the specimens examined were found positive for one or more potentially pathogenic parasites. the most common parasite found was trichuris trichiura, which was observed in 80 per cent of the samples. others were ascaris lumbricoides, in 62 per cent of th ...1975167889
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