Comparative Epidemiological Studies on Lymphatic Filariasis among the Population of a Rural and an Urban Area of West Bengal, India

@inproceedings{Ch2013ComparativeES,
  title={Comparative Epidemiological Studies on Lymphatic Filariasis among the Population of a Rural and an Urban Area of West Bengal, India},
  author={Goutam Ch and Ra and Samir Kumar Monda and Manas Paramanik and Niladri Sarkar},
  year={2013}
}
Background: Situation of lymphatic filariasis is worse in many third world developing countries like India. But information is scanty from many areas. Present study focused on a comparative filarial epidemiology in rural and urban areas of West Bengal, India. Methods: Examination of 20 μL night blood samples by finger prick and clinical examination for filarial diseases of 3144 urban and 2690 rural people was done by random selection. Results: In both the area Wuchereria bancrofti was… CONTINUE READING

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