oa South African Medical Journal - Relapsing fever in Graaff-Reinet*
|Article Title||Relapsing fever in Graaff-Reinet*|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Aug 1920|
|Pages||271 - 275|
|Keyword(s)||Dwellings, Graaff-Reinet, Ornithodorus moubata, Relapsing fever, Spirochaeta Duttoni and Tick|
*Paper read at Port Elizabeth Divisional meeting of Cape Midlands Branch. The house in the Graaff-Reinet and Adendorp locations are more or less heavily infested with the Ornithodorus moubata ticks and a proportion of these ticks are infected with the spirochaetes of relapsing fever. Recommendations are made with regard to the elimination of ticks from the dwelling-houses in the locations and with regard to the effective medical and nursing attention of sufferers.
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