1921
Volume 9, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Summary

Examination of 2500 fecal specimens from ward and outpatients at Gorgas Hospital, Panama Canal Zone, revealed intestinal parasites in about 29%. The most common helminths were and hookworm. was the most common protozoan. was found in about 4%. Approximately half of the various infections were accompanied by one or more others. The incidence figures were based on samples received for routine examination and may not reflect the true incidence of parasites in the Canal Zone population.

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