HAROLD RIFKIN; THEODORE P. EBERHARD
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Filariasis, a disease formerly of interest to tropical medical practitioners, has become a problem which must now be recognized and managed by both medical officers and civilian physicians. Early in the war the disease was contracted by certain groups of American troops serving duty in filarial endemic areas in the South Pacific. Since the vector host is present in many areas in the Central Pacific, a continued incidence of the disease among our troops is a possibility It seems important, therefore, to note all the clinical variants of the disease. The pathological findings, as manifested in natives, have been carefully
RIFKIN H, EBERHARD TP. PULMONARY FILARIASIS1. Ann Intern Med. 1946;25:324–329. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-25-2-324
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;25(2):324-329.
Infectious Disease, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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