Association of Anaemia and Intestinal Worm Infection among School going Children

  • O R Jeff Walter Rajadurai Consultant Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
  • M Somasundaram Pharm D 5th Year Post Graduate Student, Department of Pharmacy Practice
  • S Rashmi Pharm D 5th Year Post Graduate Student, Department of Pharmacy Practice
  • S Karthick Raja Pharm D 4th Year Post Graduate Student, Department of Pharmacy Practice
  • Ashima Joseph Pharm D 4th Year Post Graduate Student, Department of Pharmacy Practice
  • B Ibrahim Nasurlsha Pharm D 4th Year Post Graduate Student, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Keywords: Anaemia, Intestinal worms, School going children

Abstract

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.

Author Biographies

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

Published
2020-10-06