oa South African Medical Journal - The epidemiology of amoebiasis in Durban
|Article Title||The epidemiology of amoebiasis in Durban|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Amoebiasis Research Unit, Durban|
|Publication Date||Aug 1958|
|Pages||797 - 798|
|Keyword(s)||Amoebiasis, Durban, E. Histolytica, Epidemiology and Public health|
Though on the evidence available we are unable to rule out completely the possibility that diet plays a part, it seems probable that -the bad hygienic conditions under which the Africans live in Durban are the major cause of their high incidence of amoebic dysentery, its complications, and amoebic liver abscess.
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