History of U.S. Military Contributions to the Study of Parasitic Diseases
Source: Military Medicine, Volume 170, Supplement 1, April 2005 , pp. 17-29(13)
Abstract:U.S. military researchers have made major contributions to the discovery, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of a number of parasitic diseases. We review the paramount U.S. military contributions to the understanding of leishmaniasis, filariasis, schistosomiasis, trypanosomiasis, gastrointestinal parasites, intestinal capillariasis, and angiostrongyliasis.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Infectious Disease Division, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA 92134. 2: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814. 3: U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit 2, Jakarta, Indonesia FPO AP 96520. 4: Infectious Disease Division, Andrews Air Force Base, MD 20762.
Publication date: 2005-04-01
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