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prevalence and seasonal variation of human intestinal parasites in patients attending hospital with abdominal symptoms in northern jordan.this study was carried out to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasites and their seasonal variation in northern jordan. a total of 21 906 stool samples were collected over a period of 4 years (2009- 2013) from 5 government hospitals in 3 cities. samples were processed and examined microscopically and by concentration methods. parasitic infection was found in 9611 samples (44%). giardia lamblia was the most prevalent parasite (41%) followed by entamoeba histolytica (31%) and ent. coli (13 ...201728134428
cryptosporidium infection in children with cancer undergoing chemotherapy: how important is the prevention of opportunistic parasitic infections in patients with malignancies?cryptosporidiosis is a relatively uncommon disease in healthy individuals but could be potentially worrisome in immunocompromised patients. this study aimed to evaluate cryptosporidium infection in children with cancer undergoing chemotherapy. a case-control study was conducted in 132 children with cancer undergoing chemotherapy and 132 non-cancer controls. the modified ziehl-neelsen (mzn) staining and polymerase chain reaction methods were used for the detection of cryptosporidium parasite. all ...201728730516
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