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Hookworm Disease. Its Distribution, Biology, Epidemiology, Pathology, Treatment and Control.

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By CHANDLER ASA C.. , M.Sc. Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Rice Institute, Houston, Texas; Recently Officer-in-Charge, Hookworm Research Laboratory School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Calcutta, India. 494 pages, 33 figures. The MacMillan Company; , New York: , 1929.. Price in cloth, $5.00.


Ann Intern Med. 1930;3(7):731. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-3-7-731_1
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Hookworm infestations are engaging the attention of the medical profession and of governments in every tropical and subtropical country in the world to a greater extent than ever before. There is probably no important and widespread human disease in which so many important and diversified contributions to knowledge have been made within the last decade, as has been the case with hookworm disease. All phases of the subject—geographic distribution, biology, epidemiology, pathology, diagnosis, treatment or control—have received attention from numerous skilled workers during this time with important results. Much of the recent work on hookworm has been made possible by

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