Data from a study of Guinea worm infection in northern Nigeria, 1971-1974

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Greenwood, B, Greenwood, A and Bradley, A. 2017. Data from a study of Guinea worm infection in northern Nigeria, 1971-1974. [Online]. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom. Available from: 10.17037/DATA.134

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This data collection contains: (a) a listing of the demographic and clinical features of 563 patients with guinea worm infection collected over a period of four years (1971-1974) in northern Nigeria; (b) summary tables of the clinical features of patients with guinea worm including those with arthritis; (c) a listing of the bacteria cultured from guinea worm ulcers, and (d) a listing of the antibiotics used or treatment of guinea worm.

Alternative title (e.g. non-English): La dracunculose au Nigeria du nord 1971-1974
Completed Date: 27 February 2017
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Data Creators(s): Greenwood, B, Greenwood, A and Bradley, A
Associated roles: Damisah, M (Researcher) and Odulojo, K
LSHTM Faculty/Department: Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Disease Control
Participating Institutions: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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