oa South African Medical Journal - The incidence of bilharzia in the Durban area
|Article Title||The incidence of bilharzia in the Durban area|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Pathology, University of Natal, Durban|
|Publication Date||Apr 1966|
|Pages||313 - 316|
|Keyword(s)||Bilharzia, Demographic data, Durban, Incidence and Parasitology|
The incidence of S. haematobium infection in the local African and Indian population was assessed using 3 methods: (a) autopsy digestion technique in 900 consecutive postmortems (also comparing snip and histology results), (b) single urine examination of 819 school children in the age group 6 - 16 years, and (c) analysis of urine examination results of 2,200 medical outpatients.
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