Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
versión On-line ISSN 1678-9849
GIRALDI, Nilson; VIDOTTO, Odilon; NAVARRO, Italmar Teodorico y GARCIA, João Luis. Enteroparasites prevalence among daycare and elementary school children of municipal schools, Rolândia, PR, Brazil. Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop. [online]. 2001, vol.34, n.4, pp.385-387. ISSN 1678-9849. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0037-86822001000400014.
Coproparasitological analyses were performed on 191 daycare children and 434 elementary school children from urban and rural areas in Rolândia, Parana State, Brazil. The overall prevalence of enteroparasites was 15.2 % for daycare children and 52.5% for elementary school children. Risk factors are discussed.
Palabras clave : Parasitic infection; Epidemiology; Prevalence; School children; Daycare; Brazil.