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Title: A study of syphilis in the Bantu population of a semi-rural area in Natal, South Africa
Author: Lamont, Ninian McEwan
Awarding Body: University of Glasgow
Current Institution: University of Glasgow
Date of Award: 1951
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A study of the history of the Zulu and his racial and cultural background has been made. A series of 198 cases of syphilis, and 3 cases of chancroid were collected consecutively over the period December 1950 - September 1951. These were analysed from the clinical and social viewpoint. In addition, certain serological surveys were reviewed, in one of which a social survey was conducted. The inference was made that low social stability was the main factor in producing a high prevalence of syphilis in the population reviewed.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (M.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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