Naturally acquired concomitant infections of bancroftian filariasis and human plasmodia in Orissa.

@article{Ghosh1995NaturallyAC,
  title={Naturally acquired concomitant infections of bancroftian filariasis and human plasmodia in Orissa.},
  author={Susanta Kumar Ghosh and R. Surendra Yadav},
  journal={Indian journal of malariology},
  year={1995},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={32-6}
}
Blood smears collected from fever cases for detection of malaria parasites during daytime showed concomitant infections of Wuchereria bancrofti from 1989 to 1991 in Bisra PHC of district Sundargarh, Orissa. Of the total 51,448 blood smears examined, 18,444 (35.84%) were positive for malaria parasites which comprised 3401 (18.44%) Plasmodium vivax, 14,524 (78.75%) P. falciparum, 156 (0.84%) P. malariae and 363 (1.97%) mixed plasmodial infections. Only 240 (0.46%) cases were positive for W… CONTINUE READING
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