Volume 3, Number 3—September 1997
Emerging and Reemerging Helminthiases and the Public Health of China
|Helminth||Number of Cases (millions)|
|Ascaris lumbricoides||531 +8|
|Trichuris trichiura||212 +10|
|Hookworm||194 + 7|
|Clonorchis sinensis||4.1 +0.4|
|Fasciolopsis buski||1.9 +0.3|
|Taenia spp.||1.3 + 0.2|
|Hymenolepis spp.||0.7 + 0.1|
|Heterophyidae||0.2 + 0.1|
*Based on analysis of 1,477,742 fecal examinations and a Chinese population of 1.13 billion people.
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