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Malakootian M, Hoseini M, bahrami H. Parasitic contamination of consuming vegetables in Kerman city Iran. hmj. 2009; 13 (1) :55-62
URL: http://hmj.hums.ac.ir/article-1-174-en.html
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Introduction: Parasitic contaminations disturb human health through different ways. One of this ways is malnutrition. The aim of this study is to determination of parasitic contamination in consuming vegetables in Kerman city.
Methods: This study was performed at first half-time in 1386 and it is a crosssectional study. Samples of vegetables were collected from 30 stories out of 70 stories and surveyed in term of existing parasitic contaminations by sedimentation technique and using of centrifuge. The total number of samples is 135 samples. By means of SPSS software Chi-square test was used for determination of relation between type of vegetable and type of parasite.
Results: Hymenolepis eggs (8.88%) Trikosal eggs (4.44%) Ascaris eggs (3.7%) Dicrocelium eggs (5.18%) Teania sp.eggs (3.7%) Trichostrongylus eggs (2.96%) and Giardia cyst (0.74%) were detected in the gathered samples 30 percent of vegetables generally contaminated by parasites. In this study its detected that Spring onion has most contamination and Radish & Basil have the least contamination.
Conclusion: Amount of contamination in gathered samples are relatively high. Results show that percentage of parasitic contamination in Yasuj and Hamedan cities are greater than Kerman but in Yazd Ahvaz Isfahan and Kermanshah cities are less than Kerman.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/10/19

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