In contrast, at the private school, the water supply was regular, from a borehole and students drank water with personal cup from the containers in their classes. – The study clearly demonstrates that the burden of parasitic infections in schoolchildren and poor sanitation of urban and rural schools owned by the government public health priority public health priority, say the authors. It strongly supports the need for school health programs to reduce the prevalence of worm infections among school children and the improvement of sanitary conditions in and around the schools.
Dr Uwem Friday Ekpo and his colleagues surveyed children at three schools in the Ikenne Local Government Area of Ogun State, Nigeria. The prevalence of intestinal worms was 54.9 percent in the urban government school, 5 percent in the rural public school, 4 percent in the private school. The most common worm was roundworm , followed by whipworm , tapeworm and hookworms followed.DNA and questionnairesBlood samples were obtained from the children to the operation and Your PKU specimens in childbirth at birth was designated, also be retrieved. Their mommies and daddies donation cheek swabs and blood. Retrieved from the control group, buccal swabs were by the mother the Father and child taken plus PKU sample in childbirth. From the samples.