Trends in parasitic diseases in the Republic of Korea.

@article{Shin2008TrendsIP,
  title={Trends in parasitic diseases in the Republic of Korea.},
  author={E. Shin and S. Guk and Hyo-Jin Kim and S. Lee and J. Chai},
  journal={Trends in parasitology},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          143-50
        }
}
In the Republic of Korea, cases of zoonotic, opportunistic and imported parasitoses are being detected increasingly. Vivax malaria disappeared in the late 1970s but re-emerged in 1993 and, currently, 1000-2000 cases occur annually. Brugian filariasis was endemic on offshore islands until 1990 but has now been eradicated. Soil-transmitted helminthiases (ascariasis, trichuriasis and hookworm infections) were highly prevalent until the 1970s but are now well controlled. However, food-borne… Expand
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