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What does STH stand for?

STH stands for Soil-Transmitted Helminth (parasitic worm)


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Efficacy of current drugs against soil-transmitted helminth infections: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
I've also spent almost a month once doing a soil-transmitted helminth survey of schoolchildren that consisted of a team of us backpacking from school to school with microscopes.
The diseases are trachoma (blinding eye infection), soil-transmitted helminths (hookworm, ascaris, trichuris), onchocerciasis (river blindness), schistosomiasis (snail fever), and lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis).
For example, South Asian countries account for approximately one quarter of the world's soil-transmitted helminth infections, one-third or more of the global deaths from rabies and one-half or more of the global burden of lymphatic filariasis, visceral leishmaniasis and leprosy.