Study of Intestinal Parasites and Its Effect on Blood Parameters in Children in Thi-Qar Province


The present study has included collection of 1001 fecal samples of children ranged between seven years and less than that age who visited different five hospitals in Thi-Qar pvrovence were: Nassriyah Maternity and children hospitals, Suq-Al-shuyukh General Hospital. Al-shatral General Hospital, AL-Rifaai General Hospital and AL-Jibaish General Hospital from the first of October 2010 to the end of July 2011 to study the rate of intestinal parasites infection and their impact on certain criteria bloody and the extent of relatlonship between them and numer of factors. The resuits have showed that percentage of infected children with parasites was 33.3% Entamoeba ai histolytica formed high Percentage 30% . Significant differences become clear when studying effect type of infection and type of parasite on some criteria bloody such as packed cell volume (PCV). Hemoglobin Hb, white blood cell (WBC) and number of eosinophile. When we have compared the criteria bloody of infected with the criteria bloody for non infected, we found some of them close to it and other is far away from it depending on the type of parasite, as well as for the concentration of IgG, while is found difference in concentration of IgM for patients compared to non-infected.