Biomedical survey in Irian Jaya (West Irian), Indonesia.

  title={Biomedical survey in Irian Jaya (West Irian), Indonesia.},
  author={John H. Cross and George S. Irving and Karl E. Anderson and Sonny Chresianto Gunawan and J. Sulianti Saroso},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  volume={8 4},
A biomedical survey was conducted in several areas of Irian Jaya, Indonesia in July 1972 in association with an investigation of reports of a cholera outbreak. Stool specimens, blood smears and sera were collected and examined for evidence of parasitic as well as other infectious diseases. A total of 114 stools were examined and the most commonly found intestinal parasites were Trichuris trichiura (94%), Ascaris lumbricoides (74%), hookworm (58%), Entamoeba coli (15%), Endolimax nana (8… CONTINUE READING