Historical experience in the elimination of visceral leishmaniasis in the plain region of Eastern and Central China

@inproceedings{Guan2014HistoricalEI,
  title={Historical experience in the elimination of visceral leishmaniasis in the plain region of Eastern and Central China},
  author={Li-ren Guan and Zhong-xing Wu},
  booktitle={Infectious diseases of poverty},
  year={2014}
}
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) (kala-azar) was most seriously prevalent in the plain regions of eight provinces/municipalities in the eastern and central parts of China. In the early 1950s, the number of counties/cities endemic for VL and the number of cases in the plain regions accounted for 60% and 80%, respectively, of the total numbers in the entire… CONTINUE READING