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What type of parasites are common in the africa?

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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
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In brief: Parasites in africa

Developing countries have higher share because of poor sanitation like trypanosoma and filaria worm among others.

In brief: Parasites in africa

Developing countries have higher share because of poor sanitation like trypanosoma and filaria worm among others.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: MANY

Overall, most common is malaria.

In brief: MANY

Overall, most common is malaria.
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: African Parasites

A few types: schistosomiasis -) bilharzia, bilharziosis or snail fever) intestinal schistosomiasis (schistosoma mansoni) urinary schistosomiasis (schistosoma haematobium) loa loa filariasis, calabar swellings river blindness (onchocerca volvulus) screwworm, cochliomyia liver fluke- fasciolosis plus many more that can be found worldwide.

In brief: African Parasites

A few types: schistosomiasis -) bilharzia, bilharziosis or snail fever) intestinal schistosomiasis (schistosoma mansoni) urinary schistosomiasis (schistosoma haematobium) loa loa filariasis, calabar swellings river blindness (onchocerca volvulus) screwworm, cochliomyia liver fluke- fasciolosis plus many more that can be found worldwide.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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