Journal of Parasite Research

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Parasite Research-Public Health-Isaac Dennis Amoah

South Africa

Durban University of Technology | dut · Institute for Water and Wastewater Technology.

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Isaac Dennis Amoah


Institute for Water and Wastewater Technology Durban University of Technology Steve Biko Campus, Block S11
 Steve Biko Road
 Berea Durban 4001.

Research Interests:

  • Public Health
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Parasitology
  • Microbiological Methods
  • Wastewater Reuse in Agriculture
  • Soil-Transmitted Helminth
  • microbial risk assessment.


  • Isaac Dennis Amoah currently works at the Institute for Water and Wastewater Technology, Durban University of Technology. 
  • Isaac does research in Microbiology, Ecology and Biotechnology. 
  • Their current project is 'Development of a uniform methodology for the detection and quantification of soil-transmitted helminths in environmental samples.


  • Concentration of soil-transmitted helminth eggs in sludge from South Africa and Senegal: A probabilistic estimation of infection risks associated with agricultural application
  • Effect of reagents used during detection and quantification of Ascaris suum in environmental samples on egg viability
  • Detection and quantification of soil-transmitted helminths in environmental samples: A review of current state-of-the-art and future perspectives
  • Contribution of Wastewater Irrigation to Soil Transmitted Helminths Infection among Vegetable Farmers in Kumasi, Ghana
  • Exploring the potential reservoirs of non specific TEM beta lactamase (blaTEM) gene in the Indo-Gangetic region: A risk assessment approach to predict health hazards
  • A comparative microbiological assessment of the Isipingo River and Palmiet River in Kwa-Zulu Natal province to elucidate health risks
  • Presence of pathogenic E. coli in ready-to-be-eaten salad food from vendors in the Kumasi Metropolis, Ghana
  • A probabilistic assessment of the contribution of wastewater-irrigated lettuce to Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection risk and disease burden in Kumasi, Ghana
  • Modeling the die-off of E. coli and Ascaris in wastewater-irrigated vegetables: Implications for microbial health risk reduction associated with irrigation cessation.