OPEN BMC public health | 11 Jan 2018
S Kannathasan, A Murugananthan, T Kumanan, NR de Silva, N Rajeshkannan, R Haque and D Iddawela
Clinically diagnosed amoebic liver abscess (ALA) caused by Entamoeba histolytica has been an important public health problem in Jaffna district, northern Sri Lanka for last three decades. In order to draw up a control strategy for elimination of this condition, knowledge of its epidemiology and factors associated with this condition in the local context is vital.
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