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The clinical epidemiology of pulmonary paragonimiasis and tuberculosis was investigated in a known endemic municipality of Sorsogon, Philippines. Records of diagnosed tuberculosis patients on treatment and follow up at the local Rural Health Unit over a two year period from 1993 to 1994 were reviewed to provide an overview of pulmonary tuberculosis in the(More)
Heterophyidiasis is an infection of the small bowel by minute intestinal flukes of the genus Heterophyes or related members of the family Heterophyidae. To provide a better understanding of this rarely reported condition, this study attempted to determine the infection rate, intensity of infection as well as the clinical spectrum of heterophyid infection. A(More)
Immunoglobulin (Ig) allotypes are polymorphic genetic systems that show distinct racial arrays, thus making them powerful tools for studies of genetic admixture and biological relationships. In the province of Sorsogon, southern Luzon, Philippines, allotyping was completed on 252 persons residing in two neighboring villages. The people demonstrated 14 GM(More)
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