South African Medical Journal

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Clinical diphtheria in the Non-European

A. Dubb


Diphtheria is endemic in South Africa, a fact to which Bokkenheuser and Heymann 1 recently drew attention. In view of the high incidence of the disease, an assessment of its present clinical status in the non-European was considered worthwhile.

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