helminthiasis


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helminthiasis

[‚hel·mən′thī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Any disease caused by the presence of parasitic worms in the body.
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Point prevalence of gastrointestinal helminthiasis in ruminants in southern Punjab, Pakistan.
[9.] WHO (2013) Prevention and control of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis. World Health Organ Tech Rep Ser 912: 1-57.
[23] WHO, "Prevention and control of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis," in Report of a WHO Expert Committee, WHO, Ed., pp.
Based on multiple logistic regression test after three steps, we found that hand washing habit of mother/caregiver (PR: 5.8, 95% CI: 1.63-20.75), nail trimming habit of mother/caregiver (PR: 4.1, 95% CI: 1.28-12.97), and nail trimming habit of children (PR: 4.5, 95% CI: 1.24-16.57) are the risk factors for soil transmitted helminthiasis in preschool children.
Prevalence and Intensity of soil-transmitted helminthiasis, prevalence of malaria and nutritional status of school-going children in Honduras.
School-based control of soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Western Visayas, Philippines.
Guidelines for the evaluation of soil-transmitted helminthiasis and schistosomiasis at a community level.
Julie Hall, World Health Organisation Representative to the Philippines, said the deworming programme targets 16 million Filipino children for treatment for intestinal worms or soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH).
[USPRwire, Thu Jul 30 2015] GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Helminthiasis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2015" provides data on the Helminthiasis clinical trial scenario.