Accession Number:

ADA010341

Title:

Infectious and Communicable Diseases Affecting Populations Introduced into Endemic Areas

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

LOUISIANA STATE UNIV NEW ORLEANS NEW ORLEANS United States

Report Date:

1974-10-21

Pagination or Media Count:

101.0

Abstract:

The studies reported have a direct relationship to medical problems of military importance with particular reference to the tropics. The medical problems which have been studied include the etiologies of diarrheal diseases in the tropics, pathogenesis of amebic lesions, etiology of infectious hepatitis, etiology of acute respiratory disease in Costa Rica, biological control of Chagas disease vectors, reconnaissance for arbovirus activity in the Mississippi River delta region, taxonomy, distribution, and ecology of phlebotomine flies in Costa Rica, clinical importance of prothrombin time in snake venom poisoning, pathophysiology and treatment of septic shock, skin test for hookworm infection, and enteroviruses in rural families and their animals.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE