Podoconiosis in East and West Gojam Zones, northern Ethiopia.

BACKGROUND: Podoconiosis is a neglected tropical disease (NTD) that is prevalent in red clay soil-covered highlands of tropical Africa, Central and South America, and northern India. It is estimated that up to one million cases exist in Ethiopia. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of podoco...

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Main Authors: Yordanos B Molla, Sara Tomczyk, Tsige Amberbir, Abreham Tamiru, Gail Davey
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2012-01-01
Series:PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Online Access:http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3398962?pdf=render