Are intestinal parasites associated with obesity in Mexican children and adolescents?

Gerardo A Zavala, Colleen M Doak, France Portrait, Jaap C Seidell, Olga P García, Jorge L Rosado, Tatina Jarquín, Katja Polman, Maiza Campos-Ponce

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)126-131
Number of pages6
JournalParasitology International
Early online date3 Apr 2019
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2019

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  • Adolescent
  • Animals
  • Ascariasis/complications
  • Ascaris lumbricoides/isolation & purification
  • Body Mass Index
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Intestinal Diseases, Parasitic/complications
  • Intestines/parasitology
  • Linear Models
  • Male
  • Mexico/epidemiology
  • Obesity/ethnology
  • Prevalence
  • Young Adult

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