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Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Publica

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PEREZ-CORDON, Gregorio et al. Detection of water-Borne and food-borne intestinal parasites of Trujillo, Perú. Rev. perú. med. exp. salud publica [online]. 2008, vol.25, n.1, pp.144-148. ISSN 1726-4634.

We report the detection of different intestinal parasites, protozoan and helminthes, in samples of water from ditches and wells (Giardia lamblia, Blastocystis hominis, Entamoeba coli, Cyclospora cayetanensis, Cryptosporidium spp. y Balantidium coli), as well as in raw and cooked foods (Giardia lamblia, Cyclospora cayetanensis., Endolimax nana, Iodamoeba butschlii y Blastocystis hominis Fasciola hepatica y Ascaris lumbricoides) collected in several districts of the province of Trujillo, Peru.

Keywords : Water supply; Food parasitology; Food contamination; Potable water.

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