Volume 85, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



We molecularly characterized samples with , , and soil-transmitted helminths from a facility-based surveillance system for diarrhea in Santa Rosa, Guatemala. The DNA sequence analysis determined the presence of assemblages A ( = 7) and B ( = 12) and, ( = 2) and ( = 2), suggestive of different transmission cycles. All 41 samples with soil-transmitted helminths did not have the β-tubulin mutation described for benzimidazole resistance, suggesting potential usefulness in mass drug administration campaigns.


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  • Received : 07 Jul 2011
  • Accepted : 12 Sep 2011
  • Published online : 01 Dec 2011

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