Echinostoma revolutum infection in children, Pursat Province, Cambodia

Woon Mok Sohn, Jong Yil Chai, Tai Soon Yong, Keeseon S. Eom, Cheong Ha Yoon, Muth Sinuon, Duong Socheat, Soon Hyung Lee

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Abstract

To determine the prevalence of helminthic infections in Pursat Province, Cambodia, we tested fecal specimens from 471 children, 10-14 years of age, in June 2007. The prevalence of infection with echinostome flukes ranged from 7.5% to 22.4% in 4 schools surveyed. Adult worms were identified as Echinostoma revolutum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)117-119
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume17
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jan

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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