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Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Medknow Publications
ISSN: 0973-2284
EISSN: 0973-2284
Vol. 9, No. 3, 2005, pp. 127-128
Bioline Code: oe05029
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2005, pp. 127-128

 en Brief Communications- Cause of night blindness in children - Alarming effect of water pollution
Jayaprakash K


The demonstration of cysts of Giardia lamblia from the concentrative faecal samples revealed the presence of Giardiasis in children with diarrhoea. The quantitative estimation of vitamin A from the serum specimen of healthy and infected patients have disclosed the association of steatorrhea with malabsorption. There was a progessive loss of Vitamin A with respect to the infection of the protozoan understudy. The results are discussed with relation to the preventive measures. It is suggested that the schools should provide protected water bleached with iodine and boiled.

Giardiasis, Giardiasis and night blindness, Giardiasis and vit A deficiency

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