oa South African Medical Journal - Bilharziasis in the Transvaal : its diagnosis and incidence
|Article Title||Bilharziasis in the Transvaal : its diagnosis and incidence|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Medicine, University of Pretoria, Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Jan 1951|
|Pages||44 - 47|
|Keyword(s)||Bilharzia haematobium, Bilharzia mansoni, Bilharziasis, Diagnostic procedures and Transvaal|
*Formerly Medical Officer, Transvaal Bilharzia Committee. Abstracted and re-written from a portion of a thesis presented to the University of Pretoria for the degree of Doctor of Medicine, December 1948. The incidence of Bilharzia haematobium in the Transvaal, based on 15,000 urine examinations, is given. A preliminary investigation into the incidence of Bilharzia mansoni, using rectal biopsy technique, is reported. Other methods of diagnosis are briefly discussed.
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