Soil-transmitted helminth infection, skin infection, anaemia, and growth retardation in schoolchildren of Taveuni Island, Fiji.
- Published Article
The New Zealand medical journal
- Publication Date
Jun 03, 2005
The relatively low overall prevalence of hookworm infection and of anaemia suggests that regular anthelminthic treatment of schoolchildren would only provide modest health benefits. Further study is needed to identify the reasons why Taveuni Island schoolchildren weigh less than expected for their age.
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