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oa South African Medical Journal - Spirochaetal jaundice (Weil's disease) : does it occur in South Africa?

 

Abstract

No evidence of spirochaetal jaundice was demonstrated in over 200 jaundiced patients investigated. No rats and other rodents examined were found to harbour the causal spirochaete. The leptospirae present in local slimy waters produced no ill-effects in guinea-pigs.

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1922-09-01
2016-12-08
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