Practical parasitology courses andinfection with intestinal parasitesin studentsSh

Fallahia, Sh and Rostami, Ali and Mohammadi, M and Ebrahimzadeh, Farzad and Pournia, Yadollah (2016) Practical parasitology courses andinfection with intestinal parasitesin studentsSh. Journal of Infection and Public Health, 9. pp. 654-660.


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Students who are working in research or educational laboratories ofparasitology, as well as health care workers providing care for patients, are at therisk of becoming infected with parasites through accidental exposure. The mainpurpose of this study was to identify potential positive cases of intestinal parasiticinfections among students who took practical parasitology courses compared withstudents who did not take any practical parasitology courses in Lorestan University ofMedical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran, in 2013—2014. A total of 310 subjects from var-ious majors were invited to voluntarily participate in the study. Various demographicdata were collected using questionnaires. Three stool samples were collected fromeach individual on alternate days. Saline wet mounts (SWM), formalin—ether sedi-mentation test (FEST), Sheather floatation test (SHFT) and trichrome and modifiedZiehl—Neelsen staining methods were used to diagnose the presence of intestinal

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Depositing User: samira sepahvandy
Date Deposited: 07 May 2017 05:24
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2017 16:49

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