Bancroftian filariasis in two urban areas of Recife, Brasil: the role of individual risk factors Filariose bancroftiana em duas áreas urbanas do Recife, Brasil: o papel dos fatores de risco individuais

Bancroftian filariasis is spreading in towns of endemic areas as in Recife, northeastern Brazil, where it is a major public health problem. This paper deals with the prevalence of microfilaraemia and filarial disease in two urban areas of Recife, studying their association with individual characteri...

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Main Authors: M. de Fátima Militão de Albuquerque, Mauro C Marzochi, Ricardo A. de A. Ximenes, M. Cintia Braga, M. C. Maia Silva, André F Furtado
Format: Article
Published: Universidade de São Paulo 1995-06-01
Series:Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo
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