Received: 15 November 2018
Accepted: 8 April 2019
First Online: 3 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocols were reviewed and approved by the Ethical Review Committee of Wolkite University (<i>Ref.No.RCSUIL/79/09</i>). Letters of permission were obtained from Gurage zone health department and each district’s health office. The objectives as well as the nature of the study explained to the school directors. Written informed consent was obtained from each children parent or their guardian. Data collected from each study participant and results of laboratory tests were kept confidential. Children with positive stools for any helminths were treated with a single dose of 100 mg mebendazole tablets as recommended by the national guideline [CitationRef removed].
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