HAROLD L. GOLDBURGH, M.D.
Various authorities differ as to the prevalence of amebiasis in countries other than the tropical regions. It is claimed that it occurs in the temperate climate more frequently than is generally believed. Craig's1 opinion that between 5 and 10 per cent of the American population harbor this infestation is based on his collected statistics of 49,336 persons examined, 11.6 per cent having been found positively infected. Sir Leonard Rogers,2 quoting C. Dobell, stated that between 7 and 10 per cent of the people of North England were carriers of the Endameba histolytica during the Great War. In 1934 Wenrich, Stabler
GOLDBURGH HL. AMEBIC ABSCESS OF THE LIVER; REPORT OF A CASE WITHOUT PREVIOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF AMEBIASIS; OPERATION AND RECOVERY1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:926–933. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-6-926
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;10(6):926-933.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Liver Disease.
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