The risk at present of contracting diphtheria on the Witwatersrand during the first 20 years of life is not less than 2.5 - 3.0 %. It is highest in areas of low socioeconomic standard.
Eight cases of mesenteric vascular occlusion of the venous variety are presented, and one case of embolism of the superior mesenteric artery.
A case of osteitis caused by Cryptococcus neoformans is recorded.
One gram of NaCI contains about 17 mEq. Na and about 17 mEq. Cl. One gram of KCl contains about 13.5 mEq. K and about 13.5 mEq. Cl.
A case of haemolytic anaemia due to broad beans (Vicia faba) in a 12-year-old Greek boy is descriptionbed.