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Handbook on the Prevention and Treatment of Schistosomiasis.

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172 pages. DHEW Publication No. (NIH) 77-1290. U.S. Government Printing Office; , Washington, D.C.: , 1977.. Price, not given.

Ann Intern Med. 1978;88(6):853. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-88-6-853_1
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Translation of [Handbook on the Prevention and Treatment of Schistosomiasis], a publication of the Shanghai Municipal Institute for Prevention and Treatment of Schistosomiasis. This manual is politically interesting as a product of one of the recent Chinese bootstrap campaigns against infectious diseases, including venereal disease. Much of the text is orthodox guidance in diagnosis and treatment, but large sections are given to practical means of eradicating snails and treating compost and manure to rid them of ova. Recommended for libraries with holdings in infectious disease and tropical medicine.


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