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Studies on the religion wise prevalence rate of total and specific protozoan and helminthic intestinal parasites in rural area of Saran, Bihar, India

Md. Insaf Ahmad Khan*
Department of Zoology, R.B.S. College, Dhanushi, Vaishali, Bihar, India
Received : 21st December, 2019 ; Revised : 21st January, 2020

Abstract: Present study on prevalence percentage of total and specific intestinal parasites of rural areas of Saran district of Bihar was studied and for which 15732 single stool samples from 15 C.D. blocks, comprising 9079 males and 6653 females, were collected on random sampling basis and microscopically examined. Religion wise, the highest prevalence rate was observed in the muslims (71.75%), followed by the Hindus (67.8%) and Sikh & Others (64.11%) respectively. while in all the specific protozoan and helminthic parasites in the Hindus, Sikhs & Others, the males showed their dominance over the females.

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