oa South African Medical Journal - Carriers of Entamoeba Histolytica in Africans of Northern Rhodesia
|Article Title||Carriers of Entamoeba Histolytica in Africans of Northern Rhodesia|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Medical Department, Roan Antelope Copper Mines Ltd., Luanshya, Northern Rhodesia|
|Publication Date||Oct 1921|
|Keyword(s)||Africans, Amoebiasis, Dysentery, Entamoeba histolytica, Northern Rhodesia and Public health|
In a territory where dysentery is almost exclusively ofbacillary origin, and where acute amoebiasis is almost nonexistent,there is a carrier rate of E. histolytica among Africans of at least 33.4 per cent. The danger to public health is indicated.
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