oa South African Medical Journal - Transvaal Mine Medical Officers' Association : Symposium on an experiment in the massive dose arsenotherapy of early syphilis in Witwatersrand mine Natives : (2) : mapharside in early syphilis

Volume 17, Issue 19
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The benefits derived when mapharside treatment is instituted are :- period of infectiousness is much shortened, since patient is taken out of circulation from his particular surroundings and rendered rapidly non-infectious. Duration of stay in hospital is lessened.-7.5 days being average number of days for hospitalization, using mapharside. 15.6 days being average number of day for hospitalization, using weekly N.A.B.

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