Epidemiology of soil-transmitted Helminths in a community from rural Papua New Guinea

Scott, Jessica Lynn (2023) Epidemiology of soil-transmitted Helminths in a community from rural Papua New Guinea. Masters (Research) thesis, James Cook University.

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Abstract

Jessica Scott investigated the epidemiology of soil-transmitted helminths (STHs) in a rural Papua New Guinea community. High STH prevalence was found, and the likelihood of STH infection was associated with some demographic and clinical factors such as age and residency. These findings could guide future public health interventions.

Item ID: 81331
Item Type: Thesis (Masters (Research))
Keywords: soil-transmitted helminths, Papua New Guinea, parasitic worms, Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, hookworm, Strongyloides spp
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2023 Jessica Lynn Scott
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[Chapter 5] Scott, Jessica, Emeto, Theophilus, Melrose, Wayne, Warner, Jeffrey, and Rush, Catherine (2023) Seroepidemiology of Strongyloides spp. Infection in Balimo, Western Province, Papua New Guinea. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 108 (2). pp. 346-352

Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2024 02:54
FoR Codes: 32 BIOMEDICAL AND CLINICAL SCIENCES > 3207 Medical microbiology > 320704 Medical parasitology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 20 HEALTH > 2001 Clinical health > 200101 Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions @ 70%
21 INDIGENOUS > 2111 Pacific Peoples health > 211199 Pacific Peoples health not elsewhere classified @ 30%
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