Prevalence and Intensity of Intestinal Parasitic Infections of School Children in Ahmed Gurey Primary School, Jigjiga Town, Somali Regional State, Ethiopia

Abstract:

Intestinal parasitic infections are the major public health problems in many developing countries including Ethiopia. The study was conducted with an objective to determine the prevalence and intensity of intestinal parasite infections among school children enrolled in Ahimed Gurey Elementary School, Jigjiga town, Somali Region, eastern Ethiopia. A total of 422 (219 males and 203 females) school children within age range of 5-19 years were selected by stratified random sampling method using class rosters as a sample frame. Stool samples were collected from October to Desember2018 from each study subjects and processed using wet mount, Formol-Ether concentration (FEC), Kato-Katz, and Modified Ziehl-Neelsen (ZN) techniques. Data were analyzed using a software statistical program for social science (SPSS), version 22.0. From the total 422 selected school children, 146(66.7%) and 113(55.7%) males and females school children had intestinal parasitic infection, respectively. The overall prevalence of IPIs were 61.4 Seven intestinal parasite species (three protozoans and four helminths) were identified from 259 (61.4%) positive children. G. lamblia (20.1%) and A. lumbricoides (18.0%) were the most dominant protozoan and helminth parasites respectively. The prevalence of intestinal parasitic infection was higher in males (66.7%) than in females (55.7%), (p
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APA

Misganaw, B (2024). Prevalence and Intensity of Intestinal Parasitic Infections of School Children in Ahmed Gurey Primary School, Jigjiga Town, Somali Regional State, Ethiopia. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-and-intensity-of-intestinal-parasitic-infections-of-school-children-in-ahmed-gurey-primary-school-jigjiga-town-somali-regional-state-ethiopia

MLA 8th

Misganaw, Beyene "Prevalence and Intensity of Intestinal Parasitic Infections of School Children in Ahmed Gurey Primary School, Jigjiga Town, Somali Regional State, Ethiopia" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Apr. 2024, https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-and-intensity-of-intestinal-parasitic-infections-of-school-children-in-ahmed-gurey-primary-school-jigjiga-town-somali-regional-state-ethiopia. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

MLA7

Misganaw, Beyene . "Prevalence and Intensity of Intestinal Parasitic Infections of School Children in Ahmed Gurey Primary School, Jigjiga Town, Somali Regional State, Ethiopia". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Apr. 2024. Web. 21 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-and-intensity-of-intestinal-parasitic-infections-of-school-children-in-ahmed-gurey-primary-school-jigjiga-town-somali-regional-state-ethiopia >.

Chicago

Misganaw, Beyene . "Prevalence and Intensity of Intestinal Parasitic Infections of School Children in Ahmed Gurey Primary School, Jigjiga Town, Somali Regional State, Ethiopia" Afribary (2024). Accessed May 21, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-and-intensity-of-intestinal-parasitic-infections-of-school-children-in-ahmed-gurey-primary-school-jigjiga-town-somali-regional-state-ethiopia

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Beyene, Misganaw Field: Biology Type: Thesis 79 PAGES (21219 WORDS) (pdf)