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A Cross-Sectional Study of the Prevalence and Risk Factors of Soil Transmitted Helminthes Infection and Stunting Among School-aged Children in Ibadan

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Jan 16, 2020

Azeez Godsgift IbrahimRoseangela Nwuba

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Background: In developing countries, infections caused by soil-transmitted helminthes (STH), such as Ascaris, Trichuris and hookworm, pose major public health problems among the school-age children, resulting in impaired physical growth such as stunting and thinness, and cognitive devel...read more

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A Cross-Sectional Study of the Prevalence and Risk Factors of Soil Transmitted Helminthes Infection and Stunting Among School-aged Children in Ibadan

bioRxiv

Jan 16, 2020

Azeez Godsgift IbrahimRoseangela Nwuba

DOI: 10.1101/2020.01.16.908848

Abstract

Background: In developing countries, infections caused by soil-transmitted helminthes (STH), such as Ascaris, Trichuris and hookworm, pose major public health problems among the school-age children, resulting in impaired physical growth such as stunting and thinness, and cognitive devel...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Cross-Sectional Studies
Trichocephalus
Hand
Hookworms
School
Helminthiasis
Ascaris
Primary Schools
Antigens
Disease Transmission

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Hookworm infection

Hookworm infection is an infection by a type of intestinal parasite known as a hookworm. Discover the latest research on hookworm infection here.

Anthelmintics

Anthelmintics or antihelminthics are a group of antiparasitic drugs that expel parasitic worms (helminths) and other internal parasites from the body by either stunning or killing them and without causing significant damage to the host. Discover the latest research on anthelmintics here.

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