Worm burden in intestinal obstruction caused by Ascaris lumbricoides
Abstract:Examination of 24 case reports suggests the worm burden in those presenting to hospital with intestinal obstruction is >60 and is about tenfold higher in fatal cases.
Document Type: Short Communication
Affiliations: Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
Publication date: 1997-02-01