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Dipetalonema perstans and Mansonella ozzardi in Indians of southern Venezuela.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  769579     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Microfilariae were observed in 25 of 187 blood leucocyte-culture preparations made for chromosome studies on 28 Piaroa and 159 Yanomama Indians living near the Brazilian border of Amazonas, Venezuela. Among the Yanomama, 17 (10.7%) were infected, all with Mansonella ozzardi. Among the Piaroa, 8 (28.6%) were infected--3 with M. ozzardi, 4 with Dipetalonema perstans, and 1 with both species.
Authors:
P C Beaver; J V Neel; T C Orihel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0002-9637     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.     Publication Date:  1976 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-06-02     Completed Date:  1976-06-02     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370507     Medline TA:  Am J Trop Med Hyg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  263-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Dipetalonema
Dipetalonema Infections / epidemiology*
Humans
Indians, South American*
Mansonella
Mansonelliasis / epidemiology*
Microfilaria
Venezuela

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