STOOL ANALYSIS FOR PARASITIC WORMS (ENTERIC WORM) AMONG PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS
Stools from primary School pupils in Asata Enugu were analysed for parasitic worms. The analyses were conducted at the Microbiology Laboratory Department of National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu. A total of hundred (100) samples collected randomly form Udi road primary School in the process of the examination brine floatation method was used, normal saline and stool samples were examined for the parasitic worms.
Out of the hundred (100) pupils examined 46 cases showed positive while 54 cases showed negative and is showed hookworm while 31 showed Ascaris Ova, Cysts in their faeces.