Identification of Hookworm Species in Stool By Harada Mori Culture

  • Sazzad Bin Shahid Department of Microbiology,Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka- 1000.
  • A Chowdhury Clinical Pathologist, Dept. of Microbiology, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • S M Shamsuzzaman Associate Professor, Dept. of Microbiology, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • K Z Mamun Professor and Head , Dept. of Microbiology, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
Keywords: Hookworm, Harada Mori culture

Abstract

This cross sectional study was done from January 2009 to June 2010 in Microbiology department of Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka to identify hookworm species and to compare different laboratory methods for diagnosis of hookworm infections. Among the 375 stool samples evaluated, 26 (6.93%) samples were positive for hookworms.
Ankylostoma duodenale were 3 (11.50%) and Necator americanus were 23 (88.50%). Harada Mori culture was found as the most effective method for detection of hookworms.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjmm.v4i2.10821

 

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2012-06-03
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Shahid, S., Chowdhury, A., Shamsuzzaman, S., & Mamun, K. (2012). Identification of Hookworm Species in Stool By Harada Mori Culture. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Microbiology, 4(2), 3-4. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjmm.v4i2.10821
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