Living Location nears Dam and Gastrointestinal Helminth Infections in Rural Communities, Thailand: A Cross-sectional Study

Authors

  • Thongroo Kophachon
  • Oranard Wattanawong
  • Phornphitcha Pechdee
  • Alisa Boonsuya
  • Nathkapach Kaewpitoon Rattanapitoon
  • Schawanya Kaewpitoon Rattanapitoon
  • Tiwakorn Prachaiboon

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v13i1.17387

Abstract

Background: Gastrointestinal helminth infections (GHIs) are health problems worldwide. People with
GHIs can develop gastrointestinal symptoms, general malaise and weakness, malnutrition, and impaired
growth and physical development.This study was performed to determine the current prevalence of
GHIs in epidemic areas in northeast Thailand.

 

Author Biographies

Thongroo Kophachon

 Personnel, Division of General CommunicableDiseases, Department of Disease Control, Ministry
of Public Health, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand

Oranard Wattanawong

Personnel, Personnel, Division of General CommunicableDiseases, Department of Disease Control, Ministry
of Public Health, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand

Phornphitcha Pechdee

Researcher, Parasitic Disease Research Center, Suranaree University of Technology, Nakhon Ratchasima, 30000, Thailand

Alisa Boonsuya

Researcher, Parasitic Disease Research Center, Suranaree
University of Technology, Nakhon Ratchasima, 30000, Thailand

Nathkapach Kaewpitoon Rattanapitoon

Researcher, Parasitic Disease Research Center, Suranaree
University of Technology, Nakhon Ratchasima, 30000, Thailand

Schawanya Kaewpitoon Rattanapitoon

Lecturer, Faculty of Public Health, Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University, Prathum Thani, 13180, Thailand

Tiwakorn Prachaiboon

Lecturer, Faculty of Public Health, Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University, Prathum Thani, 13180, Thailand

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Published

2021-10-20

How to Cite

Thongroo Kophachon, Oranard Wattanawong, Phornphitcha Pechdee, Alisa Boonsuya, Nathkapach Kaewpitoon Rattanapitoon, Schawanya Kaewpitoon Rattanapitoon, & Tiwakorn Prachaiboon. (2021). Living Location nears Dam and Gastrointestinal Helminth Infections in Rural Communities, Thailand: A Cross-sectional Study. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 13(1), 401–411. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v13i1.17387

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