Burden of Giardia duodenalis infection and its adverse effects on growth of schoolchildren in rural Malaysia.

BACKGROUND: Giardia duodenalis infection and malnutrition are still considered as public health problems in many developing countries especially among children in rural communities. This study was carried out among Aboriginal (Orang Asli) primary schoolchildren in rural peninsular Malaysia to invest...

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Main Authors: Hesham M Al-Mekhlafi, Mohamed T Al-Maktari, Rohana Jani, Abdulhamid Ahmed, Tengku Shahrul Anuar, Norhayati Moktar, Mohammed A K Mahdy, Yvonne A L Lim, Rohela Mahmud, Johari Surin
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2013-01-01
Series:PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Online Access:http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3814875?pdf=render