A report is given of purulent, non-meningococcal meningitis, in patients admitted to the children's wards of Groote Schuur Hospital over a 14-year period.
The significantly greater incidence of congenital heart disease in the neonatal and infancy period is presented. The management of the baby with heart disease and cyanosis is emphasized.
A case of torsion of the right fallopian tube in a parous patient, aged 30, is descriptionbed and the aetiology and pathology, clinical features and treatment are discussed and reviewed.
A high percentage of 100 dogs from the Cape Peninsula, most of which came from a very poor community, showed strong agglutination titres against either L. canicola, L. icterohaemorrhagiae or both.