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17:56 | Aug 14 | 2013

Students’ Medical Team “Hygienist” surveyed over 350 children

 This year NEFU Medical Institute has formed a Students’ Team “Hygienist” for the first time. 20 second year students of the Department “Medical and preventative care” have surveyed 360 children from child care institutions of Yakutsk.

“The future doctors have been taught modern methods of laboratory diagnosis of parasitic diseases at the Center for Hygiene and Epidemiology of the RS (Y). Over 360 children from the correction house “Bereginya”, the Children’s Home of Yakutsk and summer camps were examined for contact helminthiases. 2.8% of children were affected with helminthes”, - Alexandra Fedulova, the head of the team, Associate Professor of NEFU Medical Institute, said.
The team led by its commander Ekaterina Petrova was working on a non-repayable basis. The doctors of the team also told children how prevent themselves from parasitic diseases.
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