Accession Number : AD0665420

Title :   DISEASE SURVEILLANCE OF EMPLOYEES DOING FEASIBILITY STUDIES ON ROUTE 17.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 15 Aug 66-30 Nov 67,

Corporate Author : GORGAS MEMORIAL LAB BALBOA HEIGHTS CANAL ZONE

Personal Author(s) : Young,Martin D.

Report Date : JAN 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : An investigation of the important tropical pathogens was made among the indigenous populations living or brought in to work on the proposed sea level canal Route 17 in eastern Panama and Route 25 in Colombia. Foreigners, mainly U.S.A. citizens, who work on these routes were examined to determine what pathogens they have acquired. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*EPIDEMIOLOGY, PANAMA), INFECTIOUS DISEASES, PARASITIC DISEASES, VIRUS DISEASES, SERODIAGNOSIS, COLLECTING METHODS, ARBOVIRUSES, ENTEROBACTERIACEAE, PARASITES, DISEASE VECTORS, LEISHMANIA, DISEASES, FILARIAE, PLASMODIUM, ANTIMALARIALS, RESISTANCE(BIOLOGY)

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE