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The value of occult blood in stools for the differential diagnosis of hookworm in Third World Countries. Study in Papua New Guinea


Zeitschrif fur Gastroenterologie 30(11): 791-794
The value of occult blood in stools for the differential diagnosis of hookworm in Third World Countries. Study in Papua New Guinea
588 mainly young inhabitants of villages in the Yupno region and 45 patients in the Madang General Hospital, Papua New Guinea, were assessed in 1987 for hookworm infection, blood haemoglobin level and presence of blood in stools (Colo-Rectal test). 60% were infected with Necator americanus.


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