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The Leishmanin skin test was performed on 1353 people in a kala-azar endemic region of south-west Ethiopia. Physical examinations were also carried out on 2723. Two of these individuals, both males, had active visceral leishmaniasis with Leishmania organisms demonstrated by spleen puncture. Two other males, including one member of the research team, had(More)
Leishmannin skin test surveys were carried out on 1057 farmers and non-farmers in the low-lying Setit Humera area of northwest Ethiopia, a region known to be endemic for kala-azar. The population of the Humera area is composed mainly of new migrants, and the mean time of residence for the entire population is only 4-4 years. The corresponding periods for(More)
Schistosomiasis mansoni infection was found in more than 50 tourists who had visited Omo National Park, Ethiopia, and bathed and swum in the Mui River. A survey revealed Schistosoma mansoni infection in 41% of Park residents and in 33% of the neighboring Suri people. Eggs were found in stools and adult worms at autopsy of wild Papio anubis and Cercopithecus(More)
The apostle Paul asked, “What shall we say then? Is there injustice on God’s part?” He then answered, “By no means!” (Romans 9:14). Paul’s question continues to be asked today, but too often it is not answered as Paul answered it. Some of us have examined and accepted the internal and external proofs of the Bible and we have concluded that it is what it(More)
261 individuals were skin tested with leishmanin from Leishmania donovani and with an antigen from a lizard trypanosome isolated in an area endemic for kala-azar in Ethiopia. 83 of the 261 responded positively, with indurations of 5 mm or greater, to one antigen but negatively to the other, and 42 reacted positively to both. Among the Afar people of the(More)
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