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Research Paper | Biology | India | Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015
Study of Intestinal Parasite of Adjacent Villages of Dhar (M.P.)
Abstract: In the present study, stool samples were examined for protozoan and helminthic infection of the population in Adjacent Villages of Dhar city and their namely-Delmi, Badpipli, Sitapat, Padliya, Matalabpura, Gyanpura, Khilchipura, Tornod, Jetpura and Utawad. Protozoa such as Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba coli and Giardia intestinalis and Helminths such as Ascaris lumbricoides, Ancylostoma duodanale, Taenia species, Trichuris trichiuria and Enterobius vermicularis are some of the common intestinal parasites responsible for considerable morbidity in young and adult population. In the present study - among helminthic parasite infection maximum incidence of Ascaris lumbricoides was observed followed by Taenia sp. , Trichuris trichura, Enterobius vermicularis and Ancylostoma duodenale. Intestinal parasitic infestation represents a large and serious medical and public health problem in developing countries. Risk factors for this high prevalence being low levels of sanitation, lack of safe water supply, poor hygiene, low socio economic status and impoverished health services.
Keywords: Intestinal parasite, Protozoan parasite, Helminthic parasite and Public health
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015,
Pages: 941 - 943