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Investigation of Intestinal Parasites in Van, Turkey
1 Devlet Hastanesi Çocuk Hastalıkları Kliniği, Van  
2 Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Enfeksiyon Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı, Van Şimdiki adres: Çanakkale Devlet Hastanesi Enfeksiyon Hastalıkları Kliniği, Çanakkale  
Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2004; 28: 106-109

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Key Words: Parasite, intestinal system, prevalence, childhood, anemia, growth retardation
Abstract

In this study, intestinal parasites were investigated in a total of 196 (110 male, 84 female) symptomatic children by stool examination and cellophane tape preparations in the Van State Hospital pediatric outpatient clinic. Intestinal parasites were found in 126 (64.3%) of the specimens. The rates of intestinal helminths were as follows: Enterobius vermicularis 42.9%, Ascaris lumbricoides 10.7%, Giardia intestinalis 7.2% and Entamoeba histolytica/dispar 2.0%. More than one species were determined in 1.5% of the cases. 

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