Does vitamin A supplementation protect schoolchildren from acquiring soil-transmitted helminthiasis? A randomized controlled trial

Background: Despite the intensive global efforts to control intestinal parasitic infections, the prevalence of soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections is still very high in many developing countries particularly among children in rural areas.

Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Abdullah, WA (Author), Ahmed, A (Author), Al-Maktari, MT (Author), Al-Mekhlafi, HM (Author), Al-Zabedi, EM (Author), Anuar, TS (Author), Mahdy, MAK (Author), Moktar, N (Author), Sallam, AA (Author), Surin, J (Author)
Format: Article
Language:English
Online Access:View Fulltext in Publisher
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