PMID: 7040905Nov 1, 1981

Wuchereria bancrofti human aperiodic filariasis in French territory of Wallis and Futuna (author's transl)

Médecine tropicale : revue du Corps de santé colonial
P FauranM Charpin


Human filariasis caused by the aperiodic form of Wuchereria bancrofti is one of the main epidemiological problems in Wallis and Futuna Islands. The ecologic features and the Public-health Service actions for survey and control of this endemic disease are described. Biological and clinical results were very satisfactory.

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