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Intestinal Parasitic Infections such as hookworms, whipworms and roundworms, affect billions of people and kill millions annually.
Intestinal parasite infections cause diarrhea for an extended period of time, blood in the stool, dehydration, they aggravate malnutrition and weight loss, cause protein & micronutrition depletion, promote anaemia and fatigue. Specific negative effects include intestinal inflammation and changes in gastrointestinal physiology. And if left untreated, leads to irreversible organ damage. Parasite infections inhibit growth, and increase morbidity and mortality.
Parasitic diseases are a present and worsening threat to human health and welfare around the globe. Therefore, health care resources must be used for their control, and before that, to reliably diagnose Intestinal Parasite infections.