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dc.date.accessioned 2014-07-16T16:29:54Z
dc.date.available 2014-07-16T16:29:54Z
dc.date.issued 2006-05
dc.identifier.uri http://sedici.unlp.edu.ar/handle/10915/38039
dc.description.abstract Intestinal parasite infestation in indigenous Mbyá-Guaraní communities in Misiones, Argentina, was described and associated with nutritional status and environmental and cultural factors. The results were compared with those from Takuapí, a neighboring indigenous population, and the nearest urban population, Aristóbulo del Valle. The Ritchie,Willis, and Kato Katz techniques were used to analyze the stool samples. Anthropometric parameters were analyzed and earth samples processed. From a total sample of 296 individuals analyzed in the four populations, 100 (87.7%), 63 (88.7%), 49 (96.1%), and 50 (82%) were infested in Kaaguy Poty, Yvy Pytá, Takuapí, and Aristóbulo del Valle, respectively. 84% of infested individuals had multiple parasites. The 43% of the individuals presented malnutrition, and 87% of these were infested. There was an association between use of latrines and Giardia lamblia (p < 0.01); open-air defecation, lack of footwear, and hookworms (p < 0.01); and housing type and total helminthes (p < 0.01). Earth samples were contaminated with parasites. The results suggest the relationship between environmental contamination and high prevalence of intestinal parasites in these human populations. en
dc.format.extent 1089-1100 es
dc.language es es
dc.subject ethnology en
dc.subject helminths en
dc.subject nutritional status en
dc.subject South American indians en
dc.subject parasitology en
dc.subject social environment en
dc.subject socioeconomics en
dc.subject urban population en
dc.title Parasitosis intestinales en poblaciones Mbyá-Guaraní de la Provincia de Misiones, Argentina: Aspectos epidemiológicos y nutricionales es
dc.title.alternative Intestinal parasitosis in Mbyá-Guaraní populations from Misiones Province, Argentina: Epidemiological and nutritional aspects en
dc.type Articulo es
sedici.identifier.uri http://www.scielo.br/pdf/csp/v22n5/22.pdf es
sedici.identifier.issn 0102-311X es
sedici.creator.person Navone, Graciela Teresa es
sedici.creator.person Gamboa, María Inés es
sedici.creator.person Oyhenart, Evelia Edith es
sedici.creator.person Orden, Alicia Bibiana es
sedici.subject.materias Ciencias Naturales es
sedici.description.fulltext true es
mods.originInfo.place Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo es
sedici.subtype Articulo es
sedici.rights.license Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC 3.0)
sedici.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
sedici.description.peerReview peer-review es
sedici.relation.journalTitle Cadernos de Saúde Pública es
sedici.relation.journalVolumeAndIssue vol. 22, no. 5 es


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