Kala-azar in Ethopia I: Leishmanin skin test in Setit Humera, a kala-azar endemic area in northwestern Ethopia.

Abstract

Leishmannin skin test surveys were carried out on 1057 farmers and non-farmers in the low-lying Setit Humera area of northwest Ethiopia, a region known to be endemic for kala-azar. The population of the Humera area is composed mainly of new migrants, and the mean time of residence for the entire population is only 4-4 years. The corresponding periods for… (More)

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Fuller1976KalaazarIE, title={Kala-azar in Ethopia I: Leishmanin skin test in Setit Humera, a kala-azar endemic area in northwestern Ethopia.}, author={Gordon Keith Fuller and Andrea Lemma and Tim Haile and Corwin L. Atwood}, journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology}, year={1976}, volume={70 2}, pages={147-63} }