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Epidemiology of soil-transmitted helminth infections in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

Kurscheid, Johanna; Laksono, Budi; Park, M. J.; Clements, Archie; Sadler, Ross; McCarthy, James S.; Nery, Susana V.; Soares-Magalhaes, Ricardo; Halton, Kate; Hadisaputro, Suharyo; Richardson, Alice; Indjein, Léa; Wangdi, Kinley; Stewart, Donald; Gray, Darren


Soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections are endemic in Indonesia. However, prevalence data for many parts of the country are incomplete. The aim of this study was to determine human STH prevalence and knowledge and practices relating to STH risk behaviour, to provide a current view of the status of STH infection in rural communities in Central Java. A cross-sectional survey of 16 villages was conducted in Semarang, Central Java in 2015. Demographic and household data together with...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020-12-28
Type: Journal article
Source: PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008907
Access Rights: Open Access


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