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MEDISAN

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BATISTA ROJAS, Osvaldo  y  ALVAREZ HERNANDEZ, Zadys. Intestinal parasitism in children over 5 years from Bolívar city. MEDISAN [online]. 2013, vol.17, n.4, pp.585-591. ISSN 1029-3019.

A descriptive and cross-sectional study was carried out in 320 patients over 5 years of age whose stool tests were positive, treated in "Cuyuní" Comprehensive Diagnosis Center from La Sabanita parish in Bolívar city (Bolívar State of Venezuela), from July 2011 to March 2012, in order to characterize them according to some variables of interest: types of parasites, particularities of supply and treatment of drinking water, stools place, health habits and most frequent symptoms.  Of the total of the series, 58.4% had polyparasitism, 73.7% were supplied with water by means of tankers or water tanks and 45.3% did not treat drinking water, while 66.3% did so by the filtration method; also, passage of stools in latrines (53.1%), the habit of walking barefoot (24.7%), abdominal pain between the symptoms reported (39.4%) and Entamoeba histolytica as the most found parasite (35.3%) prevailed.

Palabras clave : intestinal parasitosis; child; stool tests; polyparasitism; health habits; Entamoeba histolytica; Venezuela.

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