oa South African Medical Journal - Diphtheria in African natives in the Transkei
|Article Title||Diphtheria in African natives in the Transkei|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Union Health Department, Umtata|
|Publication Date||Jul 1949|
|Pages||551 - 556|
|Keyword(s)||Bacteriology, Climatic conditions, Diphtheria, Epidemics, Immunization, Matatiele, Natives, Social structure and Tsolo|
Two epidemics of diphtheria occurring in Bantu Natives of the Transkei are descriptionbed. Difficulties were encountered in the investigations particularly bacteriological. The epidemics are a new occurrence among the Bantu and their future extension may be serious. Further immunization is advocated.
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