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Human intestinal parasitism in the Canary Islands



Human intestinal parasitism in the Canary Islands



Revista Iberica de Parasitologia Special Volume: 497-506



Examinations were made of faecal and anal samples from 2401 schoolchildren in 7 of the Canary Islands. Enterobius vermicularis was found in 42.6%, Ascaris lumbricoides in 1.7%, E. histolytica in 0.3%, Iodamoeba buetschlii in 12.7%. Giardia lamblia in 16.1%, Hymenolepis nana in 0.7% and Trichuris trichiura in 1.08%.

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