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[Seroepidemiologic study of echinococcosis foci in southeastern Kazakhstan].

  title={[Seroepidemiologic study of echinococcosis foci in southeastern Kazakhstan].},
  author={L. Gorbunova and Iu A Kuz'min and B. V. Karal'nik and K. S. Garbuzova},
  journal={Meditsinskaia parazitologiia i parazitarnye bolezni},
Mass screening of the southeastern Kazakhstan population with respect to echinococcosis by RDHA provided positive results in 3.1% cases. The highest seropositive reaction rate (6.1%) was obtained during examination of shepherds. In other population groups, this rate was equal and accounted for 2.6%. No difference was found in positive reaction rates between children and adults. The risk of echinococcal infestation in the area is the same for all groups of rural population except shepherds… Expand
Endemic infectious diseases of Afghanistan.
  • M. Wallace, B. Hale, +4 authors K. Hyams
  • Medicine
  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • 2002
This review surveys the literature concerning the infectious diseases of Afghanistan and south-central Asia, with particular emphasis on diseases not typically seen in the Western world. Expand
Traumatic subdural hygroma: pathology and meningeal enhancement on magnetic resonance imaging.
Subdural hygromas have a fairly dramatic appearance on neuroimaging studies, unless they are very large and seem to be symptomatic, most will resolve spontaneously, although in initial formation, a dural tear may still be important. Expand