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Title: Comparative treatment between anti-parasitic drugs and drugs combined with herlth education in intestinal protozoa in thai school children
Authors: Amorn Lekkla
อมร เหล็กกล้า
Rachatawan Chiabchalard
ชตวรรณ เฉียบฉลาด
Saiyud Incheang
Yaowalark Sukthana
เยาวลักษณ์ สุขธนะ
Mahidol University. Faculty of Tropical Medicine. Department of Protozoology.
Keywords: Intestinal protozoa;Health education
Issue Date: 2002
Abstract: Experimental longitudinal studies on intestinal protozoa infestation in 972 Thai school children were performed with the purpose of comparison the result of treatment between anti-parasitic drug alone and drug combine with health education. Infection rate before intervention was 6.4 %. Proper anti- parasitic drugs were given to the positive cases in control group as well as drugs combined with health education provided to children in experimental group. The re-infection rate was 4.2 % in control group, whilst it was 3.2 % in experimental group. The result of treatment between two groups was not statistically significantly different (p=0.54).
Description: Joint International Tropical Medicine 2002: the 8th Chamlong-Tranakchit Harinsuta Lecture 20-22 November 2002 Montien Riverside Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand: abstract. Bangkok: Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University; 2002. p. 196.
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