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Epidemiological studies on human trichomoniasis in southwestern Nigeria


, : Epidemiological studies on human trichomoniasis in southwestern Nigeria. International Journal of Zoonoses 13(3): 190-195

Retrospective study was carried out on the incidence of Trichomoniasis vaginalis infection in Nigeria. Data were obtained from two main hospitals in Ibadan (Adeoyo State Hospital and the University Teaching Hospital) and compared the data were classified and analysed statistically using the chi-square test. The study showed a high yearly incidence of I. vaginalis infection in Nigeria and in particular with people of low socio-economic status. The incidence was also higher in females than males.

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