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Open Access | Questionnaire-based approach to assess schoolchildren's physical fitness and its potential role in exploring the putative impact of helminth and Plasmodium spp. infections in Cote d'Ivoire

June 27, 2011 - 13:23 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Furst T, Muller I, Coulibaly JT, Yao AK, Utzinger J, N'Goran EK
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Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:116 (24 June 2011)

In early 2010, we administered a questionnaire pertaining to physical fitness to 200 schoolchildren in Cote d'Ivoire. Helminth and Plasmodium spp. infections were determined and schoolchildren's physical fitness objectively measured in a maximal multistage 20 m shuttle run test.

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Open Access | Knowledge Attitudes and Practices of grade three primary schoolchildren in relation to schistosomiasis, soil transmitted helminthiasis and malaria in Zimbabwe

June 13, 2011 - 14:54 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Nicholas Midzi, Sekesai Mtapuri-Zinyowera, Takafira Mduluza, et al.
Reference: 
BMC Infectious Diseases 2011, 11:169, 13 June 2011

This study sought to assess KAP of grade 3 children in relation to schistosomiasis, STHs and malaria in order to establish an effective school based health education for disease transmission control.

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Open Access | Co-infections with Plasmodium falciparum, Schistosoma mansoni and intestinal helminths among schoolchildren in endemic areas of northwestern Tanzania

May 20, 2010 - 14:08 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Humphrey D., Rebecca W., et al.
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:44

A cross sectional study was conducted among schoolchildren living in villages located close to the shores of Lake Victoria. The Kato Katz technique was employed to screen faecal samples for S. mansoni and soil-transmitted helminth eggs.

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