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Prevalance percentage of enteric parasites in the human population of Samastipur town, North Bihar, India, on the basis of sex.

Satyendra Kumara* & Vijay Kumarb
*aDeptt. of Zoology, S.N.S. College, Hajipur, Bihar, India.
bP.G. Deptt. of Zoology, R.N. College, Hajipur, Bihar, India.

Received 25th October, 2012; Revised 30th November, 2012

Abstract : Single stool samples of 20011 human subjects of the human population of Samastipur town were examined on the basis of sex and prevalence percentage was recorded. Out of a total single stool sample 20011 human population studied, 12110 samples (60.52%) were of male and 7901 samples (39.48%) were of female. The prevalence rate of total protozoan and total helminth parasite was higher in males as compared to in females.
Keywords: Samastipur, Protozoan.


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