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dc.contributor.authorMcDonald, C. Knight.en
dc.date.accessioned2018-01-31T11:48:06Z
dc.date.available2018-01-31T11:48:06Z
dc.date.issued1949en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1842/28572
dc.description.abstracten
dc.description.abstractA serious and mounting problem due to kala-azar exists in China, and is probably as active in N. Honan as in any other area.en
dc.description.abstractIn the face of traditional lines of therapy the disease continues to increase in amount and to spread geographically.en
dc.description.abstractIt is suggested that the only prophylactic approach with a hope of success is that designed to treat all cases of the condition, and destroy all infected dogs.en
dc.description.abstractThe sine Qua non is that treatment is taken to the patient, and is given either free or at a very low, uncommercial rate.en
dc.description.abstractThe type of disease encountered in this region is not substantially different from the Indian variety, except for the welcome absence of posttreatment dermal leishmaniasis.en
dc.description.abstractIt is submitted that a simplified and standardised method of diagnosis and treatment, using a minimum of fully- trained staff, is eminently suited to the problem.en
dc.description.abstractStatistics are advanced to show that, in terns of the entire infected population of the limited area, preliminary results obtained were comparable with any others anywhere, and that the prospects for the completion of the work in future visits are encouraging.en
dc.publisherThe University of Edinburghen
dc.relation.ispartofAnnexe Thesis Digitisation Project 2017 Block 16en
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dc.titlePrevention of kala-azar in China: a public health experiment in tropical medicineen
dc.typeThesis or Dissertationen
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dc.type.qualificationnamePhD Doctor of Philosophyen


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