oa South African Medical Journal - The response to antisyphilitic treatment in the Bantu
|Article Title||The response to antisyphilitic treatment in the Bantu|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Oct 1921|
|Pages||384 - 386|
|Keyword(s)||Bantu, Mineworkers, Syphilis, Van Dyk Mine and Yaws|
Mention is made of 156 Natives treated on Van Dyk Mine during three years, 39 of which were Wassermann-tested over periods ranging from 4 to 15 months. These are illustrated on the accompanying table. Some observations of mine medical officers on Bantu syphilis are shortly summarised. A report on the cases treated on Van Dyk Mine is included. Comment is made on the ready response of the Bantu to antisyphilitic treatment.
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