The Epidemiological Studies On The Filariasis In Korea: II. Distribution And Prevalence Of Malayian Filariasis In Southern Korea.

@article{Seo1968TheES,
  title={The Epidemiological Studies On The Filariasis In Korea: II. Distribution And Prevalence Of Malayian Filariasis In Southern Korea.},
  author={Byong Seol Seo and Han Jong Rim and Young Chan Lim and Il Kwon Kang and Young Ok Park},
  journal={Kisaengch'unghak chapchi. The Korean journal of parasitology},
  year={1968},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={132-141}
}
During 1964 to 1967, a survey of 30,534 persons for filariasis was made on all over the country with the following results: 1. Among 24,816 draftees from all over the country in the army recruitment camp 155(0.63 %) were found infected with Brugia malayi. Cheju Do showed the highest microfilaria rate(3.5 %), North Kyongsang Do(1.4 %) the next and South Cholla Do(1.2 %) the third. 2. Blood films from 2,308 inhabitants were examined and 407(17.6 %) showed microfilaria in Cheju Do. 30(3.1 %) out… CONTINUE READING

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