INCIDENCE OF HOOKWORM AMONG THE WORKERS IN TEA GARDEN.

This study was carried out in 4 tea gardens of Sylhet to identify the incidence of hookworm among the tea garden workers. Total 906 workers were studied, out of those 28.4% were hookworm ova positive cases. Among them 24.8% were males and 31.6% were females. Clinical and laboratary investigations reveal that severe anaemia was common among the workers suffering from hookworm but the degree of severity was mOre in females. It is also observed…

 

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