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En el caso del suelo, se trataba de la experiencia del programa para la erradicacion de la uncinariasis en los Estados del sur.
Entre las endemias producidas por parasitos intestinales se encontraban: la uncinariasis muy comun en las zonas donde se presentaban grandes aglomeraciones de trabajadores como las minas, cacaotales, cafetales, plantaciones de cana, situadas por lo general en tierras de climas calientes y humedos de Cundinamarca, Antioquia, Tolima y Santander; la disenteria -amibiana y bacilar-, fue durante el siglo XIX una enfermedad que en forma endemoepidemica ocupaba tierras de la zona del rio (27).
The diseases covered throughout the lifetime of the STM-Journal (1925-50), by order of frequency, are: Group I: schistosomiasis (59) and malaria (38); Group II: filariasis (24), tuberculosis (18), uncinariasis (17), and sprue (17); Group III: leprosy (14) and dermatomycosis (14); and Group IV: syphilis (11) and dysentery (10).
Quoting Sherman's phrase "agriculture is not only an industry, it is a vital regime," Morales associated the "decrease in the number of agrarian farms and small landowners" during the first decades of the twentieth century with the nutritional problems measured "from a biological point of view by scientists at the School of Tropical Medicine." These "demonstrated qualitatively and quantitatively the undernourished status in which the majority of Puerto Ricans live diminishing their efficiency and endurance and being, perhaps, the most important predisposing cause for some pathological states such as anemia and uncinariasis" (Morales Otero 1934: 102).
in which intensive campaigns against uncinariasis are being carried on" or "in another district where a demonstration of malaria-prevention measures has been in progress for two years in cooperation with the International Health Division of the Rockefeller Foundation." The students also were offered the opportunity to study infections that were present in sugar cane districts using the hospitals in the sugar 'centrals'(mills) as a practice site (29).