Affiliation: University of Zambia
- The effect of iron and multi-micronutrient supplementation on Ascaris lumbricoides reinfection among Zambian schoolchildrenMbiko Nchito
The Department of Biological Sciences, University of Zambia, Lusaka 10101, Zambia
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:229-36. 2009..Iron appears to affect reinfection intensity with A. lumbricoides, but further investigations are required to confirm this effect and elucidate the mechanisms involved...
- Effects of iron and multimicronutrient supplementation on geophagy: a two-by-two factorial study among Zambian schoolchildren in LusakaMbiko Nchito
The Department of Biological Sciences, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 98:218-27. 2004..Geophagy could be a copied behaviour and the association between geophagy and iron deficiency due to impaired iron absorption following earth eating...
- Seasonal prevalence and incidence of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis and associated diarrhoea in children attending pre-school in Kafue, ZambiaJoyce Siwila
Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, PO Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 105:102-8. 2011..12, 95% CI = 0.91-1.53; P = 0.26). We conclude that gastro-intestinal protozoal infections are highly prevalent among children attending pre-school in peri-urban Zambia highlighting the need for further studies of risk factors...
- Intestinal helminths and protozoa in children in pre-schools in Kafue district, ZambiaJoyce Siwila
Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:122-8. 2010..Future studies should explore local factors associated with transmission of these infections, and consequently provide the necessary health education to parents and teachers...