1921
Volume 19, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Abstract

At the first observed focus of onchocerciasis in man in Colombia, the principal and almost only found biting man was . This species by exclusion appears to be the vector of onchocerciasis at the focus studied, the settlement of San Antonio on the Río Micay. The numbers of biting man were very much greater at San Antonio, where the Micay breaks out of the Western Cordillera of the Andes, than at López, 2 or 3 km downstream on the Pacific coastal plain, where the river moves more slowly and the incidence of the disease is low.

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1970-09-01
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