oa South African Medical Journal - Housing and parasites : a comparison of slums with sub-economic housing

Volume 27, Issue 40
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A slum, Cato Manor, and a municipal housing scheme, Chesterville, have been surveyed for intestinal parasites. The immediate effect of better conditions is not seen on the protozoal populations, but the metazoa are markedly affected.

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