In vitro sensitivity tests were carried out on 92 culture of shigellae and 53 of salrnonellae, using chloramphenicol, streptomycin, neomycin, tetracycline and sulphatriad.
A review of 27 cases of penetrating abdominal wounds involving the large bowel is given. The patients were all civilians. The regime of treatment is descriptionbed.
A series of 80 cases of pelvic abscess, of which 71 were treated by the author, is analysed in detail and compared with other series reported in the literature.