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Prevalence of Cryptosporidium parvum/hominis, Entamoeba histolytica and Giardia lamblia among Young Children with and without Diarrhea in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Background: Although enteroparasites are common causes of diarrheal illness, few studies have been performed among children in Tanzania. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of Cryptosporidium parvum/hominis, ...
High prevalence of faecal carriage of ESBL-producing enterobacteriaceae among children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Background: Faecal carriage of ESBL-producing bacteria is a potential risk for transmission and infection. Little is known about faecal carriage of antibiotic resistance in Tanzania. This study aimed to investigate the ...
No asymptomatic malaria parasitaemia found among 108 young children at one health facility in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2013-11-14)
Background: Asymptomatic malaria parasitaemia has been reported in areas with high malaria transmission. It may serve as a reservoir for continued transmission, and furthermore complicates diagnostics, as not all individuals ...