oa South African Medical Journal - Diphtheria in African natives in the Transkei

Volume 23, Issue 27
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error