1921
Volume 11, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Summary

A survey of intestinal parasites was made in 500 penitentiary inmates in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The prisoners came from practically every state of Brazil, but mainly from Sergipe, Bahia, Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo, Rio de Janeiro and Guanabara. It was found that 80% harbored one or more parasites, namely (33.8%), (32.6%), (24.8%) and (22.0%).

Treatment with dithiazanine iodide was efficacious against and in 98% of cases, against in 90%, and Necator in 71%.

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