Parasites that cause problems in Malaysia: soil-transmitted helminths and malaria parasites

Balbir, Singh and Cox-Singh, J. (2001) Parasites that cause problems in Malaysia: soil-transmitted helminths and malaria parasites. Trends in Parasitology, 17 (12). ISSN 1471-4922

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Abstract

Malaysia is a developing country with a range of parasitic infections. Indeed, soil-transmitted helminths and malaria parasites continue to have a significant impact on public health in Malaysia. In this article, the prevalence and distribution of these parasites, the problems associated with parasitic infections, the control measures taken to deal with these parasites and implications for the future will be discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: malaria; helminths; malnutrition; schoolchildren; Ascaris; P. falciparum; pyrimethamine; sulfadoxine, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2017 01:43
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2017 01:43
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/15876

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