William P. Carney

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  • W P Carney
  • The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine…
  • 1991
Numerous echinostome trematodes are found in the intestines of birds and mammals throughout the world, and echinostomiasis in humans has been attributed to approximately 16 different species. In humans it is usually regarded as a rare intestinal parasite of little clinical importance except in heavy infections. Diagnosis of echinostomiasis is made by(More)
A biomedical survey was conducted in 9 villages in the Malili area of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Blood specimens were examined for malaria and microfilariae; stool specimens were examined for intestinal parasites. Malaria parasitemias were rare; Plasmodium falciparum was detected in 10 and P. vivax in 11 of 985 blood smears. Malayan filariasis was endemic(More)
A survey for blood and intestinal parasites was carried out in the Banggai Kabupaten Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. A total of 336, stool specimens were obtained from 182 males and 154 females ranging in age from 2 to 90 years. Hookworm, Trichuris trichiura and Ascaris lumbricoides were the most common helminths encountered. Schistosoma japonicum was(More)
Results of a serology survey in April 1972 for Entamoeba histolytica and Toxoplasma gondii antibodies among 484 inhabitants of the isolated Lake Lindu Valley of Central Sulawesi (Celebes) are presented. Indirect hemagglutination antibody titers for amebiasis were found in over 10% of the population, although only 3.7% demonstrated significant titers of(More)
Immune responses to parasite antigens are much lower in patients with microfilaremia than in persons with other manifestations of brugian filariasis. To determine whether hyporeactivity is associated with changes in populations of lymphocytes that regulate immune responses, we quantitated helper and suppressor T cells in the blood of patients infected with(More)
Geographical and host occurrence records for Angiostrongylus cantonensis throughout the Indonesian archipelago a;e reported. A. cantonensis was found in the following provinces: West Sumatra, South Sumatra, Lampung, West Java, Central Java, North Sulawesi and East Nusa Tenggara. Infections were diagnosed in the following rodents: Rattus rattus diardii,(More)