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Assymptomatic Carriage Of Cysts Of Entamoeba Histolytica Among Patients Attending Two Hospitals In Maiduguri, Northeastern, Nigeria: The Need For Adequate Tool For Specific Diagnosis
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Author(s)
Balla HJ, Bukar A, Ahmad A, Gambo HI, Pajo H
KEYWORDS
Multiplexing(TDM)
ABSTRACT
Amoebiasis is the third common parasitic infection in about 10% of the world's total population causing death after Schistosomiasis and malaria. A study was under taken to determine the prevalence of asymptomatic carriage of Entamoeba histolytica (E.histo
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