INCIDENCE OF HOOKWORM (ANCYLOSTOMA DUODENALE) INFECTION BETWEEN TWO PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN YANDEL COMMUNITY
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Keywords:OJNPPbr20040801, Hookworm, Ancylostomiasis, Infection, Parasite, Host, Diagnosis
The study was conducted in Yandev community to investigate the incidence of Hookworm (Ancylostomiasis) infection between two primary schools, in the study area; AOCAY staff Primary Schools and Root Primary School. Samples were collected randomly between the two primary schools. A total number of (200) two hundred samples were collected, hundred (100) from each schools. After the Analysis the Result shows that out of 100 samples collected from Root Primary Schools 6(6%) were positive and AOCAY staff schools 18(18%) were also positive on the incidence of Ancylostomiasis (Hookworm) infection. A total of 24(12%) were infected. The rate of infection was high in AOCAY Staff primary schools than Root primary School; 18% and 6% respectively as the infection rate. In AOCAY Staff primary school by sex, male were more infected than female; 10(20%) and 8(16%) infection rate. Regarding ages i.e. 10-13 in both male and female (Root primary) were lesser infected than AOCAY primary schools. 3(7.5%) and 9 (22.5%) respectively. This corresponds with the findings made by Huttly, (1990). That improper sanitation and unhealthy can cause the active penetration of this organism into the host.
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Ukoro, F. O., Azenge, P. M. and Idogah, E. E. (2020). Incidence of hookworm (ancylostoma duodenale) infection between two primary schools in Yandel community. OJN Preprints, OJNPPbr20040801 (v1)1-4
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