Bancroftian filariasis in the Varanasi region of north India: an epidemiological study.

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The age- and sex-specific distributions of human infections with Wuchereria bancrofti were investigated at two sites in the Varanasi region of north India: one a rural, agricultural area (Chiraigaon) and the other an urban-slum area (Sunderpur). A random clinical and parasitological survey revealed that the prevalence of microfilaraemia and elephantiasis in… (More)

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@article{Sharma1999BancroftianFI, title={Bancroftian filariasis in the Varanasi region of north India: an epidemiological study.}, author={Surendra K Sharma and Meera Sharma and Sushma Rathaur}, journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology}, year={1999}, volume={93 4}, pages={379-87} }