Biomedical survey in North Samar Province, Philippine Islands.

  title={Biomedical survey in North Samar Province, Philippine Islands.},
  author={John H. Cross and T C Banzon and C H Wheeling and H Cometa and Jih Ching Lien and Rebecca Clarke and H. Petersen and J M Sevilla and V Basaca-Sevilla},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  volume={8 4},
A biomedical survey was carried out in North Samar Province, Philipines to update information on the prevalence of parasitic and other infectious diseases. A total of 1,394 stool specimens, 1,859 blood smears and 1,274 sera were collected from persons living in 8 barrios. Stools were examined for intestinal parasites, bloods smears for malaria and filariasis and sera tested for antibodies to Schistosoma japonicum, Entamoeba histolytica, Toxoplasma gondii, influenza A and B, and Japanese… CONTINUE READING