oa South African Medical Journal - Louse- and flea-borne typhus : cerebrospinal fluid findings and the response to aureomycin and chloromycetin

Volume 24, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Ten recent cases of typhus fever are recorded. The complement fixation and rickettsial agglutination tests were carried out by the South Afncan Institute for Medical Research to establish the causal vector, so as to enable proper public health measures to be instituted.

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