Should Postpapillotomy Screening for Ascaris lumbricoides Infection Be Routine in Communities Endemic for Ascariasis?

Raj, S. Mahendra; Radzi, Muhammad
August 1999
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Aug1999, Vol. 94 Issue 8, p2329
Academic Journal
Presents a letter to the editor about postpapillotomy screening for ascaris lumbricoides infection.


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