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Table 5 The last VL case in the plain regions of the seven provinces studied

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

Province County Year of disease onset of the last case Year of the case confirmed Reference
Shandong Shanxian 1973 1986 Teng et al., [56]
  Gaomi 1973 1991 Zhang et al., [57]
Jiangsu Xinyi 1959 1976 East regional cooperation meeting, 1976
Anhui Xiuxian 1969 1969 Xiuxian County Anti-epidemic Station (Kong XC, 2002, personal correspondence)
  Funan 1969 1972 East regional cooperation conference, 1976
Henan Xuchang 1983 1983 Wang et al., [58]
Hebei Dingxian - 1978 Guan et al., [59]
Hubei Junxian 1959 1963 Gui et al., [60]
Shaanxi (central plain region) Meixian 1965 1965 Meixian County Anti-epidemic Station, 1973
  1. - means onset time unknown.