Andreas Allemann

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The present report describes a study of hookworm infection, anaemia and the presence of blood in stool among the inhabitants of the Yupno area in Madang Province, Papua New Guinea. The study group comprised 588 persons of all age groups. A second group of 45 patients attending the Madang General Hospital, in the provincial capital on the coast, was used for(More)
In 633 persons of the Madang province in Papua-New Guinea hookworm-infection, blood hemoglobin and the presence of blood in stools were studied. 60% of the subjects were infected with hookworm (Necator americanus). There was a significant linear correlation between the intensity of hookworm infection and blood haemoglobin level. The Colo-Rectal test gave(More)
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