International Journal of
Medicine and Medical Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Med. Med. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9723
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJMMS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 535

Table of Content: December 2015; 7(10)

December 2015

Prevalence of Hymenolepis nana among primary school children in Burkina Faso

This cross-sectional descriptive study estimated the prevalence of Hymenolepis nana infection in primary school children living in Burkina Faso. A parasitological survey was conducted in 2013 in 22 primary schools located in eleven regions of Burkina Faso. Kato-Katz method was used as a technique to detect the H. nana eggs. The prevalence and intensity of the infection were determined by estimating the means of H. nana...

Author(s): Mohamed Bagayan, Dramane Zongo, Adama Ouéda, Boubacar Savadogo, Hermann Sorgho, François Drabo, Amado Ouédraogo, Issouf Bamba, Yaobi Zhang, Gustave Boureima Kabré and Jean Noël Poda