Cryptosporidium spp., Giardia duodenalis, Enterocytozoon bieneusi and other intestinal parasites in young children in Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Principe
- Autores: Antunes F, Augusto J, Ceita J, Codices V, Lobo ML, Matos O, Xiao L
- Ano de Publicação: 2014
- Journal: PLoS One
- Link: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0097708
Rare systemic studies concerning prevalence of intestinal parasites in children have been conducted in the second smallest country in Africa, the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe. Fecal specimens from 348 children (214 in-hospital attending the Aires de Menezes Hospital and 134 from Agostinho Neto village) in São Tome Island were studied by parasitological and molecular methods.