Accession Number : AD0714251

Title :   Studies on the Life-Cycle of Paragonimus and the Control of Paragonimiasis in Shikoku Area.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. (Final), Sep 69-Aug 70,

Corporate Author : HATANO CLINIC MATSUYAMA (JAPAN)

Personal Author(s) : Hatano,Kiyomi

Report Date : AUG 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : The distribution and prevalence of reservoir hosts and vectors of Paragonimus in the Nahari River Drainage System, Kohchi-ken, Shikoku Island, Japan, was studied. Prevalence of paragonimiasis in middle school students, primary school students, and adult population of Nahari machi, Tano machi and Kitagawa mura was studied by skin testing, sputum and stool examinations, complement fixation tests, and x-ray examinations. Studies on the distribution of infected snails and crabs were made and the distribution of infection in potential reservoir such as stray dogs and trapped rats were studied. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TREMATODES, LIFE CYCLES), (*PARASITIC DISEASES, CONTROL), (*JAPAN, PARASITIC DISEASES), PARASITES, JAPAN, DISEASE VECTORS, GASTROPODA, DIAGNOSIS(MEDICINE), SERODIAGNOSIS, DOGS, RATS, CRUSTACEA, CHILDREN, POPULATION, HUMANS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, INFECTIOUS DISEASES, DISEASES

Subject Categories : Biology
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE