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Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia and Ecto-and Endo-Parasites


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Parasitic infections are recognized as a major public health problem. In this study, 117 children having acute lymphocytic leukemia, 117 immunocompetent children to represent the control group and 24 children terminated their chemotherapeutic course for ALL and were free from illness were investigated aiming to study the Association of ALL in children with some ecto and endo- parasites. Laboratory investigations including the analysis of stool, urine, cerebrospinal fluid and blood samples. We concluded that the percentages of infection among leukemic children were higher than the immunocompetent children. Parasitic infection were (90.6%) & 58.1% among leukemic children & controls respectively. Protozoa recorded 66.7% & 44.4% among the leukemic children & controls respectively. Followed by microsporidial infection (60.7% vs. 11.1%), then by coccidial infection (53.8% vs. 41.9%), Toxoplasma gondii (13.3% vs.6%) & helminthic infection (2.6% vs. 12%). The percentages of Microsporidia infections in the CSF were 54.7% and 53.7% by using Quick-Hot Gram-Chromotrope & Giemsa respectively. The results showed no Toxoplasma gondii by Giemsa stain, also no Acanthameba was detected in th CSF.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC91271
AuthorFaika Hassanein,Zeinab Shaibat-El-Hamd and Sanaa El-Masry
Number of Pages144
Publishing Year2013-06-20T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeSociology
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00