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Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical

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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 0037-8682.  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 llave : Parasitic infection; Epidemiology; Prevalence; School children; Daycare; Brazil.

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