IJSRP, Volume 11, Issue 8, August 2021 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Richard Sylvester Yale, Micah Sale Pukuma, Jibril Hamman Buduwara and Ruth Sami
Fresh vegetables are important element of human food for healthy living. Yet the use of fresh vegetables plays an important epidemiological role in the transmission of food-borne parasitic diseases. This study was conducted to identify parasitic organisms whose cysts and ova are present in vegetables, determined the prevalence of pests on vegetables and to assess the distribution and the contamination of vegetables with cyst and parasitic eggs. Three local government areas were randomly selected by balloting in Adamawa State, North-eastern, Nigeria.