JUSTIN ANDREWS, Sc.D.
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Hookworms were first observed in man 104 years ago1; they were known to have become well-naturalized citizens of this hemisphere some 60 years later.2 Although their etiological rôle was taken for granted prior to that time, most of our reasonably exact information concerning their life-history, transmission, distribution, social and economic significance and control has accumulated since the turn of the century. Many of these facts, familiar to parasitologists, have not yet found their way into medical texts. They appear intermittently in current medical journals in abbreviated form usually without interpretation. The object of this paper, therefore, is to present a
ANDREWS J. MODERN VIEWS ON THE TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF HOOKWORM DISEASE1. Ann Intern Med. 1942;17:891–901. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-17-6-891
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;17(6):891-901.
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