GERALD KLATSKIN, M.D.
Amebiasis proved to be a serious problem in American troops stationed in India. Despite the institution of stringent sanitary control measures the incidence of infection with E. histolytica remained high and was responsible for a considerable loss of man-power through disability and hospitalization.
The clinical aspects of the disease were of great interest to medical officers. Although most of us had been well indoctrinated in the principles of recognition and control of the disease, few of us were prepared for its protean manifestations and many errors were made until we had become sufficiently conscious of the disease and familiar with
KLATSKIN G. OBSERVATIONS ON AMEBIASIS IN AMERICAN TROOPS STATIONED IN INDIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;25:773–788. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-25-5-773
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;25(5):773-788.
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