oa South African Medical Journal - Diptheria immunization in Johannesburg and Boksburg from 1935 to 1955
|Article Title||Diptheria immunization in Johannesburg and Boksburg from 1935 to 1955|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Dec 1955|
|Pages||1249 - 1254|
|Keyword(s)||Boksburg, Diptheria immunisation, Epidemiology, Immunology, Johannesburg and Public health|
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.
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