oa South African Medical Journal - Endemic fluorosis in the Pretoria district
|Article Title||Endemic fluorosis in the Pretoria district|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Public Health, Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Jul 1941|
|Pages||261 - 266|
|Keyword(s)||Drinking water, Fluorine, Fluorine intoxication, Fluorosis, Mottled enamel and Pretoria|
There are 15 known endemic fluorosis sources in the Pretoria district, and the fluorine concentrations in water in 10 of these vary from 1.43p.p.m. To 13.9 p.p.m. Chronic endemic dental fluorosis occurs in all these areas.
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