Association of Anaemia and Intestinal Worm Infection among School going Children

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O R Jeff Walter Rajadurai
M Somasundaram
S Rashmi
S Karthick Raja
Ashima Joseph
B Ibrahim Nasurlsha

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Intestinal worm infections are more prevalent throughout the tropics and subtropics. In many parts of the developing world, these parasitic worms and anemia are of considerable public health and social importance as they directly affect the performance of these children in their respective schools. Hence, this article relates the association of anemia and the parasitic worms, the methods of early diagnosis, and the ways to manage it.

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O R Jeff Walter Rajadurai, Consultant Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon

Subam Clinic, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

M Somasundaram, Pharm D 5th Year Post Graduate Student, Department of Pharmacy Practice

Karpagam College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

S Rashmi, Pharm D 5th Year Post Graduate Student, Department of Pharmacy Practice

Karpagam College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

S Karthick Raja, Pharm D 4th Year Post Graduate Student, Department of Pharmacy Practice

Karpagam College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Ashima Joseph, Pharm D 4th Year Post Graduate Student, Department of Pharmacy Practice

Karpagam College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

B Ibrahim Nasurlsha, Pharm D 4th Year Post Graduate Student, Department of Pharmacy Practice

 Karpagam College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India