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Prevalence of human hydatidosis in Tripoli region of Libya.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3836216     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The literature of human hydatid disease is briefly reviewed. Records from 1972 to 1979 in the Surgical Department of the Central Hospital, Tripoli, showed that 111 cases of hydatid disease were confirmed surgically out of 22,979 admissions, an incidence of 0.48%. Of the 111 cases, 73 (65.76%) were females and 38 (34.24%) were males. The highest incidence occurred in the 20-40 year age group, followed by 41-60 year age group. Recommendations are made concerning disease surveillance and documentation of epidemiological data.
M A Aboudaya
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of zoonoses     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0377-0168     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Zoonoses     Publication Date:  1985 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-08-01     Completed Date:  1986-08-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505008     Medline TA:  Int J Zoonoses     Country:  TAIWAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  304-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Abdomen / parasitology
Age Factors
Child, Preschool
Echinococcosis / epidemiology*
Echinococcosis, Hepatic / epidemiology
Echinococcosis, Pulmonary / epidemiology
Gallbladder / parasitology
Middle Aged
Muscles / parasitology
Sex Factors

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