Journal of
Parasitology and Vector Biology

  • Abbreviation: J. Parasitol. Vector Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2510
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPVB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 202

Table of Content: January-June 2024; 16(1)

April 2024

Use of long-lasting insecticidal nets as malaria preventive measure among children 5 years and below, attending the Tubah District Hospital

The use of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) remains a key factor in preventing malaria among children under five years old. To investigate the effects of LLINs among this demographic, a study was conducted among children below five years of age attending Tubah district hospital. Data was collected over four months from February to May 2021 using a pre-tested structured questionnaire and the Care Start™ Pf...

Author(s): Nfor Omarine Nlinwe, Ebanga Echi Joan Eyong and Ngenwie Vanessa Tanyi

April 2024

Geohelminths contaminating edible raw vegetables sold in markets and irrigation sites in Katsina Northwest Nigeria

Vegetables are major components of human diet but may act as vehicles for pathogens. The use of dung in producing vegetables is one factor that influences geohelminths contamination of vegetables. The study focused on geohelminths contamination of carrots (Daurus carota), lettuce (Lactuva sativa), spinach (Spina ciaoleracea), cabbage (Brassi caoleracea), and cucumber (Cucumis sativus) sourced from four markets (Central,...

Author(s): Nkiru Charity Eberemu, Timothy Auta and Salihu Shehu