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Table 4 Effect of case treatment alone or as an integrated control measure combining case treatment with sandfly control

From: Historical experience in the elimination of visceral leishmaniasis in the plain region of Eastern and Central China

Year Control measure I No. of VL cases in 45 villages* Control measure II No. of VL cases in 45 villages[15]
1952 Treatment of clinical cases 207
1953 Treatment of clinical cases 198
1954 Treatment of clinical cases 95 Treatment of clinical cases 103
1955 Treatment of clinical cases 84 Treatment of clinical cases and spraying in patients’ homes 104
1956 Treatment of clinical cases 77 Treatment of clinical cases and spraying in patients’ home 45
1957 Treatment of clinical cases 60 Treatment of clinical cases and spraying in patients’ home 29
1958 Treatment of clinical cases and whole village spraying 56 Treatment of clinical cases and spraying in patients’ home 8
1959 Treatment of clinical cases 5
1960 Treatment of clinical cases 1
1961 0
  1. *Data by Wang CJ and Shao QF from the symposium on the current situation of VL by the National Institute of Parasitic Diseases in 1974.