Spread of Giardiasis Among Children In Al-Nassiria city southern Iraq

  • Talib Falih Hassen Medical department/Nassiria Technical Institute /Thi_Qar .Iraq

Abstract

Over –12 month period from January 2006 to December 2006 ,
898 cases of Giardiasis were diagnosed in Al-Nassiria city-
Southern Iraq . The age of subject ranged from below one year to ten
years. The prevalence rate of giardiasis among male significantly
higher than among female (55.1%) and (44.9%) respectively . The
high rate of infection with Giardia lamblia 125 (93.3%) cases in
children (1—2) years old , Also result revealed that the cyst phase was
dominant (61.6%) than trophozoite (38.3%) . Mixed infections
showed double infections with Giardia lamblia 56(62.3%) .The
common symptoms was diarrhoea (94.1%) and the highest rate of
infection were in summers months .
Published
2019-05-12
How to Cite
Falih Hassen, T. (2019). Spread of Giardiasis Among Children In Al-Nassiria city southern Iraq. University of Thi-Qar Journal of Science, 1(1), 12-19. Retrieved from https://jsci.utq.edu.iq/index.php/main/article/view/179
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