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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-PRACTICE ENG-094
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Title Health Aspects of International Adoption: Intestinal Parasites
Author STAAT Mary Allen
Generic unit Adoption Today

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Date published/issue 01-00-2002
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Country concerned UNITED STATES
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Free text Dr. Mary Ellen Staat is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, and is associated with the Children's Hospital Medical Center of the University of Cincinati, Ohio. In this article she warns about intestinal parasite infestation which very often is present in international adoptees. She gives information on the different forms, signs and symptoms, evaluation of the child and treatment.

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