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Kheirandish F, Badparva E, Tarrahi M J. Prevalence of intestinal parasites in Khorramabad bakeries’ workers in 2001. yafte. 2004; 5 (2) :45-50
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Introduction: Since long time ago parasitic problems have been taken into consideration by people and physicians in our country and at present, parasitic diseases are among important healthy problems of our community. This study aims at determination of intestinal parasites prevalence in Khorramabad bakeries’ workers. Materials and Methods: In this study all the bakeries of the city (270 bakeries) were studied. By using formalin- detergent method all of 993 workers of these bakeries were examined. Findings: Results showed that total frequency of intestinal parasites was 13.2%. Among them 12.4% infected with one parasite and 0.8% infected with two parasites. The most frequent infection, related to Giardia lamblia (7.9%). Results also showed that intestinal parasitic infection was less in people with higher education, as well as to be familiar with transmission ways of infection results in reduction of infection prevalence. Compairing between two groups of workers with and without Healthy Card, shows no significant difference from view point of infection rate. Conclusion: stool examination and test in every three month intervals using better methods of concentration, exact supervision and exertion of healthy rules by health responsible and also direct education about individual and social health, and
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