Oesophagostomiasis, a common infection of man in northern Togo and Ghana.

  title={Oesophagostomiasis, a common infection of man in northern Togo and Ghana.},
  author={Anton M. Polderman and Harmen P Krepel and S{\'e}name Baeta and J. Blotkamp and Paul Gigase},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  volume={44 3},
Infection with Oesophagostomum sp. is normally considered a rare zoonosis and up to this time its diagnosis has been based on the demonstration of larvae and young adult worms in the typical nodules formed in the intestinal wall. Only in Dapaong, in North Togo, and Bawku, North Ghana, have larger series of clinical cases been described. In the rural areas around these towns, a survey was made in which stool samples were collected and cultured. Third-stage larvae of Oesophagostomum sp. could be… CONTINUE READING

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