L A Jachowski

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Recent interest in mathematical descriptions of the epidemiology of helminth parasites has prompted several attempts to obtain quantitative estimates of reproduction and survival at all stages in their life-histories. The availability of microfilarial counts, repeated on many people over 4(1/2) years, suggested that these estimates could be made for(More)
THIS PAPER REPORTS ON A COMPARATIVE EVALUATION CARRIED OUT IN PUERTO RICO ON THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES USED IN DIAGNOSING BILHARZIASIS: recovery of S. mansoni ova from stools; serological tests (complement-fixation tests with adult worm and cercarial antigens, slide flocculation test with cercarial antigens, cercarial agglutination test, and circumoval(More)