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If you are writing a Back to School article you may be surprised to know:

* By the time children are aged 10 there is a 40% chance they may have been affected with threadworm
* 47% of UK mums feel they wouldn't be confident in recognising threadworm symptoms
* 30% of UK mums think (incorrectly) that threadworm can be caught from pets

We can offer:

* Expert comment and tips from Dr Rob Hicks
* A free 16 page booklet for readers, providing information on how to identify and treat a range of common childhood infections including threadworm
* Survey results from a UK survey with 1000 mums

If you need any further information please contact:

Helen Liddell-Grainger on 01444-484888 or email

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