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Specific health problems of Southeast Asian refugees in middle Tennessee.

Abstract

Three diseases representative of specific health conditions affecting the Southeast Asian refugees living in middle Tennessee are leprosy (chronic bacterial infections), liver fluke infection (parasitic diseases), and hemoglobin E-beta-thalassemia (hematologic disorders). In this paper we discuss incidence, causative agent, mode of transmission, metabolic abnormalities, and management of these conditions.

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Type
Journal Article
Author
Dao A H
Gregory D W
McKee L C
Year of Publication
1984
Journal
Southern medical journal
Volume
77
Issue
8
Number of Pages
995-7, 1000
Date Published
1984 Aug
Language
eng
ISSN Number
0038-4348
DOI
10.1097/00007611-198408000-00015
Alternate Journal
South. Med. J.
Publication Language
eng