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issues of burden of helminthiasis

The oldest human helminthiasis due to Ascariasis, although a health-problem in tropics, is not uncommon in other parts. It can involve the hepato-biliary system too. The disease burden can be addressed by mass eradication programme but still is a high cause of mortality, growth retardation and other morbidities. Susceptibility, worm load and other genetic factors are avenues for further research. Conservative treatment suffice, but surgery may be indicated in selected cases. Endoscopic treatment are highly effective in biliary ascariasis.

The article was published by
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Journal of Global Infectious Diseases
Volume / Volumen: 6
Number / Número: 2
First and last pages / Páginas inicial-final: 65-72
Year / Año: 2014
Month / Mes: april

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Principal institution where the research took place
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Assam Medical College Hospital, DIBRUGARH, Assam, India

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Bibliographic references
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Other articles written by the author Anup Das
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Anup Das was invited by SIIC on
Anup Das fue invitado por SIIC el
2014, september 8
  The authors' report was accepted on
La crónica del autor fue aprobada el
2017, june 23
The authors' report was accepted on
La crónica del autor fue aprobada el
2017, june 23
Published in siicsalud
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2017, september 21

The article is strictly related to the following sections of siicsalud
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/ Gastroenterología
Internal Medicine
/ Medicina Interna

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Infectious Diseases

Public Health
Salud Pública

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Hepatic and Biliary Ascariasis

Author / Autor
Anup Das1

1 Professor, Assam Medical College Hospital, Dibrugarh, Assam India 786002, Dibrugarh, India, Professor Of Medicine & I/c He

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