Infeksi Schistosoma japonicum dan Soil Transmitted Helminths (STH) Pada Anak Sekolah Dasar (SD) di Kecamatan Lindu Kabupaten Sigi, Sulawesi Tengah

Phetisya Pamela Frederika Sumolang(1*), Octaviani Octaviani(2), Made Agus Nurjana(3), Samarang Samarang(4), Murni Murni(5),

(1) Balai Litbang Kesehatan Donggala Kab. Donggala
(2) Balai Litbang Kesehatan Donggala Kab. Donggala
(3) Balai Litbang Kesehatan Donggala Kab. Donggala
(4) Balai Litbang Kesehatan Donggala Kab. Donggala
(5) Balai Litbang Kesehatan Donggala Kab. Donggala
(*) Corresponding Author



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ABSTRACT
Helminthiasis infections in infants and school-age children can result in nutritional deficiencies that interfere with children's growth due to lack of energy, protein, and carbohydrate and can cause anemia. The study took place from March to October 2014. Research samples are all selected elementary school children in Lindu Sub-district of Sigi, central Sulawesi province. The stool samples were in check using the Kato – Katz method. Results showed that 111 elementary school children were selected as samples, found 19 samples (17.1%) Infected with schistosomiasis and STH and 91 samples (82%) Not found infected worm eggs. The types of worms that infect are Schistosoma japonicum, Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichiura, and Hookworm. The most dominant types of worm eggs infect the elementary school child is Schistosoma japonicum (8.1%). Based on the sex, most of the infected worm eggs are the boys whereas based on the age of the most infected worm eggs is age 8 – 10 years.
Keywords: Soil Transmitted Helmint, Schistosomiasis, elementary school children

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