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Intestinal Parasitic infections Among ELMekhwah residents, Saudi Arabia Prevalence and relationship between parasite and host

Journal: Journal of Bioscience and Applied Research (JBAAR) (Vol.1, No. 4)

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Page : 180-183

Keywords : ELMekhwah; Helminth; Parasitic infections; Saudi Arabia;

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The present study was conducted randomly at El Mekhwah Province, Kingdom of Saudia Arabia to determine the prevalence of the intestinal protozoa and Helminth parasites during 2013-2014. Examination of 210 stool samples revealed that 16.19% of the visitors harbored intestinal protozoa, the most common parasites found were Entamoeba histolytica (6.19%), Entamoeba coli (6.66) and Giardia lambia (3.33%) While investigation of 300 stool samples for parasitic helminthes showed that 31 (10.33) were infected with Hymenolips nana, (4.33%) for Ascaris lumbricoides 4% and 2% for Taenia saginata.

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