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  1. Gimlette JD
    Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis
  2. Sandosham AA
    Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis
  3. Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis
  4. Lane C
    Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis
  5. Singh KI, Krishnasamy M
    PMID: 7444587
    Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis/epidemiology; Helminthiasis, Animal*
  6. Russell PF
    Malayan Medical Journal, 1927;2:109-11.
    Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis
  7. Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis
  8. Thuraisingam V, Tan Ewe Aik P, Sandosham AA
    Med J Malaya, 1969 Dec;24(2):107-12.
    PMID: 4244133
    Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis*
  9. Lim Boo Liat, Heyneman D
    Med J Malaya, 1965 Sep;20(1):54.
    PMID: 4221415
    Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis/diagnosis*
  10. Kan SP
    Med J Malaysia, 1985 Sep;40(3):202-10.
    PMID: 3842715
    Once-yearly, mass deworming with broad spectrum anthelmintics over a period of five years among four types of communities in Malaysia resulted in an overall education in the prevalence of soil-transmitted helminthiases by one-third to two-thirds. The reduction in prevalence of infection was highest among inhabitants in semi-urban settlements (65.5%), followed by those in the rural estates (53.0%) and high-rise flats (43.9%). Soil-transmitted helminthiases were only reduced by 35.5% in the urban slums. Reduction in infection with Trichuris trichiura was better than that with Ascaris lumbricoides whereas hook-infection was completely eliminated in some of the communities surveyed. The reduction in prevalence ofsoil-transmitted helminthiases by long-term, once-yearly deworming alone, without other supplementary interventions, reinforces the potential and feasibility of regular mass-deworming as an immediate and effective measure for the control ofsoil-transmitted helminthiases. This is of great public health significance especially in highly endemic communities where some form of intervention is urgently needed and facilities for other control measures such as the improvement of environmental sanitation and nutritional status and health education are neither feasible nor possible nor immediately available.
    Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis/epidemiology; Helminthiasis/parasitology; Helminthiasis/prevention & control*
  11. Sinniah B
    Public Health, 1984 Jan;98(1):38-42.
    PMID: 6709819
    Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis/drug therapy; Helminthiasis/etiology; Helminthiasis/epidemiology*
  12. Russell PF
    Malayan Medical Journal, 1928;3:113-23.
    Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis
  13. Sivasambandan R
    Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis
  14. Devasagayam A
    Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis
  15. Schacher JF, Danaraj TJ
    Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis
    Med J Malaya, 1956 Sep;11(1):33-8; discussion, 38-9.
    PMID: 13399541
    Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis/transmission*
  17. Zulkifli A, Khairul AA, Atiya AS, Abdullah B, Yano A
    Med J Malaysia, 1999 Dec;54(4):453-8.
    PMID: 11072462
    A study of the prevalence and intensity of soil-transmitted helminthiasis among pre-school children aged 0 to 7 years from an Orang Asli village resettlement scheme in Gua Musang, Kelantan was undertaken. The overall prevalence of soil transmitted helminthic (STH) infections was 56.0%. The predominant helminth found was Ascaris lumbricoides while the commonest type of infection was a mixed infection with Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris trichiura. The prevalence rates of Ascaris, Trichuris and hookworm infections were 47.5%, 33.9% and 6.2% respectively. The intensity of Ascaris infections were 64.5% light, 27.3% moderate and 8.3% heavy whilst the intensity of Trichuris infections were 80.5% light, 18.3% moderate and 1.2% heavy. However, the intensity of hookworm infections were 86.7% light, 13.3% moderate and no heavy infection. The prevalence of helminthiasis (STH) shows an-age dependent relationship, with the lowest prevalence in 0-< 1 year age group and highest in the 6-< 7 year age group.
    Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis/epidemiology*; Helminthiasis/transmission*
  18. George J, Ow Yang CK
    Med J Malaysia, 1982 Mar;37(1):35-9.
    PMID: 7121344
    A study conducted in. all the government schools in Wilayah to find the prevalence rate of worm infection in. urban schools revealed that 50 percent of the 7,682 school children. examined suffered from helminthiasis. More than 50 percent had mixed infections, worm infection was more prevalent among Malays and Indians. Both males and females had an equal prevalence of worm infection. Schools near the squatter areas had high infection rates. This was attributed to poverty, cultural factors, and environmental sanitation in the squatter areas.
    Matched MeSH terms: Helminthiasis/epidemiology*; Helminthiasis/transmission
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