oa South African Medical Journal - Parasitic infections in Black children in an endemic schistosomiasis area in Natal
|Article Title||Parasitic infections in Black children in an endemic schistosomiasis area in Natal|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Research Institute for Diseases in a Tropical Environment of the South African Medical Research Council, Durban|
|Publication Date||Feb 1977|
|Pages||268 - 272|
|Keyword(s)||Black children, Endemic schistosomiasis, Natal, Parasitic infection and Parasitology|
Urine and stool specimens from 856 school children aged from 7 to 20 years, and from 80 preschool children, were examined for Schistosoma haematobium and intestinal helminths and protozoa. S. haematobium was present in 57% with a peak of 81% in 13 - 14-year-old children.
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