Academic journal article Iranian Journal of Public Health

Survey Prevalence of Intestinal Parasitic Infections in Children Referring to Mofid Hospital of Tehran

Academic journal article Iranian Journal of Public Health

Survey Prevalence of Intestinal Parasitic Infections in Children Referring to Mofid Hospital of Tehran

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Background: Today in many parts of the world the infec- tious disease created many problems. However injuries and damages caused by these diseases are more affected in devel- oping countries compared with industrialized countries. Al- most share of parasitic diseases in creating social and eco- nomic damages equal to some disease such as tuberculosis, sexually transmitted disease, vaccine preventable disease and acute respiratory infections.Parasitic infection is a common problem in children that the diseases are more important than other diseasessinceaffect the diagnosis time and treat- ment of diseases in growth and development of children.

Methods: In this study, 250 stool samples of children refer- ring to Mofid hospital were collected. Then samples were tested by method of Formalin-Ether Concentration and then studied with light microscope.

Results: From 250 examined samples, stool collected from 165(66.25%) male and 85(34.2%) female. …

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