oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Ancylostomiasis: A review of its effects on man and incidence in southern Rhodesia

Volume 11, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



The paper discusses the incidence of hookworm in S. Rhodesia and reviews some of their effects on man. A brief account is given of the species at present known or believed to infest man, and details are included of the species of the family Ancylostomatidae recorded from S. Rhodesia, i.e., Ancylostoma duodenale, A. braziliense, A. caninum, Necator american us and Bunostomum phlebotomum.

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