IJSRP, Volume 5, Issue 3, March 2015 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Sneka P, Hanumanthappa A R, Vishwanath G
Introduction: The study was done to determine the prevalence of parasitic infections in the pediatric population, and to correlate their presence with the health status of the children. Materials and methods: Stools were collected in wide mouthed disposable containers from the children admitted in pediatric ward with various complaints in Chigateri Government Hospital, Davangere, Karnataka. The samples were screened by saline and iodine preparation for the detection of various parasites. Simultaneously the children were also screened for the presence of Enterobius vermicularis eggs by cellophane tape method early in the morning.