Intestinal Parasite Infestation Risks in Temporary Residents in Warm Climates

  • J. Jedlička
  • V. Tolarová
  • E. Švandová


Intestinal parasites remain an important agent responsible for morbidity, especially in countries with warm climates [4]. The purpose of the present study was to ascertain life-habit risk factors that might influence the infestation level in temporary residents in these areas.


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  • J. Jedlička
  • V. Tolarová
  • E. Švandová

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