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A review of the malaria situation in Zimbabwe with special reference to the period 1972-1981.
Information on the prevalence, incidence, and geographical distribution of malaria in Zimbabwe is reviewed. Malaria control operations carried out during the last 30 years are briefly describedExpand
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Prevalence and intensity of schistosomiasis in two rural areas in Zimbabwe and their relationship to village location and snail infection rates.
Surveys for schistosomiasis of 2498 people of various ages from 22 villages in northeast Zimbabwe are reported. A high prevalence of Schistosoma haematobium (53.1%) and a medium prevalence of S.Expand
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Prevalence and distribution of schistosomiasis in Zimbabwe.
  • P. Taylor, O. Makura
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
  • 1 June 1985
Surveys for schistosomiasis of 14 619 eight- to ten-year-old children from 157 schools in Zimbabwe are reported. Zimbabwe is divided into three regions on the basis of differing prevalences ofExpand
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Continuous infusion of spinally administered narcotics for the relief of pain due to malignant disorders
The INFUSAID model 400 totally implantable drug delivery system was implanted in 17 patients for the continuous infusion of spinally administered preservative‐free morphine sulfate. Sixteen patientsExpand
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Clinical diagnosis of malaria: can we improve?
Most cases of malaria in Zimbabwe are diagnosed on the basis of clinical suspicion, without laboratory tests. Of patients treated, between 10 and 30% have malaria parasites on blood slideExpand
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The malaria problem in Zimbabwe. Epidemiology.
  • P. Taylor
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Central African journal of medicine
  • 1 September 1985
Malaria in Zimbabwe is caused by 3 species of plasmodium of which P. falciparum accounts for 97% of cases seen in health centers. It is principally communicated in Zimbabwe by a genus of mosquitoExpand
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Viral haemorrhagic fever antibodies in Zimbabwe schoolchildren.
Abstract Sera of 486 schoolchildren from four communal areas in Zimbabwe were tested by the indirect fluorescent antibody technique for antibodies to Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever, Rift ValleyExpand
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Relationship between bladder cancer incidence, Schistosoma haematobium infection, and geographical region in Zimbabwe.
Bladder cancer is common in Zimbabwe, possibly due to the high prevalence of Schistosoma haematobium infection in some areas. We undertook a correlational study based on retrospective medical recordExpand
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A numerical prognostic index for clinical use in identification of poor-risk patients with Hodgkin's disease at diagnosis. The Scotland and Newcastle Lymphoma Group (SNLG) Therapy Working Party.
The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of using objective data obtained at the time of diagnosis of Hodgkin's disease to predict those patients who were likely to die of progressiveExpand
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Evaluation of the reagent strip test for haematuria in the control of Schistosoma haematobium infection in schoolchildren.
Several recent reports have indicated the potential of the reagent strip test for haematuria in the diagnosis of Schistosoma haematobium infection. Approximately 15,000 schoolchildren from aExpand
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