oa South African Medical Journal - The "Public health cure" of bilharziasis with one-day course of antimony
|Article Title||The "Public health cure" of bilharziasis with one-day course of antimony|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Bilhzaria Research Laboratory, Salisbury|
|Publication Date||Mar 1922|
|Pages||146 - 147|
|Keyword(s)||Antimony, Bilharzia and Bilharziasis|
A hypothesis is advanced that smaller doses of antimony than those previously given in the intensive treatment of bilharziasis may render the human host non-infectious by killing the female worm. The value of this disinfestation is briefly discussed.
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