Epidemic status of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Hainan island, China.

  title={Epidemic status of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Hainan island, China.},
  author={Xi-min Hu and Jianwei Du and Chongjin Tong and Shan-qing Wang and Jian Liu and Yuchun Li and Changhua He},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of tropical medicine},
  volume={4 4},
OBJECTIVE To understand the current epidemiological status of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Hainan island and provide the scientific evidences for prevention and control of the disease. METHODS The investigation on nature infection condition of intermediate hosts and final hosts of Angiostrongylus cantonensis were carried out in five counties, Hainan Province, and enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) was employed to detect antibodies of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in human hosts… CONTINUE READING


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