The incidence of human infestation with Trichinella spiralis as revealed by the examination of 570 diaphragms at the Louisville General Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky.
Date on Master's Thesis/Doctoral Dissertation
Department of Bacteriology
Kennedy, James A.
Committee Co-Chair (if applicable)
Miller, A. J.
Knighton, Holmes T.
Louisville General Hospital (Louisville, Ky.); Louisville General Hospital; Trichinosis
With the advent of improved methods of examination of muscle tissue for the presence of Trichinella spiralis and the detection of trichinosis by the skin and precipitin tests, there has been an awakening of interest in the disease which has resulted in a greatly increased volume of statistical data. The present survey was undertaken with the thought in mind that it might be of statistical interest to determine the incidence of infestation with Trichinella spiralis in patients coming to autopsy at the Louisville General Hospital. This incidence was determined by the examination of the diaphragms of these patients.
Kimsey, Letitia S., "The incidence of human infestation with Trichinella spiralis as revealed by the examination of 570 diaphragms at the Louisville General Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky." (1943). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Paper 1988.