High prevalence of parasitism in Moroccan children

Researchers working with children in Morocco report an overall prevalence of parasitic infection of 51%.  Of the children positive for parasites, the most common infection was Blastocystis (64%), followed by Giardia at 20% (24% in rural areas, 16% in urban).    Researchers noted three different assemblage types of Giarida infection in the study population.  Full text available at

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