TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Raj, S. Mahendra; Radzi, Muhammad
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Aug1999, Vol. 94 Issue 8, p2329
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Presents a letter to the editor about postpapillotomy screening for ascaris lumbricoides infection.
ACCESSION #
17831407

 

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