Epidemiology of tungiasis in Nigerian schoolchildren

L. Ariza, U.S. Ugbomoiko & J. Heukelbach
Objectives: To describe the epidemiology and severity of the parasitic skin disease tungiasis (jigger flea infestation) in Southwest Nigerian schoolchildren. Methods: We performed a cross-sectional study in two schools of a semi-rural community located 60 km from Lagos city. Students were examined[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]