Malaria and helminth co-infections in school and preschool children: a cross-sectional study in Magu District, North-Western Tanzania

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Malaria, schistosomiasis and soil transmitted helminth infections (STH) are important parasitic infections in Sub-Saharan Africa where a significant proportion of people are exposed to co-infections of more than one parasite. In Tanzania, these infections are a major public health problem particularly in school and pre-school children. The current study investigated malaria and helminth co-infections and anaemia in school and pre-school children in Magu district, Tanzania.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere86510
Issue number1
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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