Carbon Tetrachloride in the Treatment of Uncinariasis

Wm. W. Cadbury Canton Christian College Canton, China

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Summary

  1. 1. A group of 172 Cantonese farmers working in the Agricultural Department of the Canton Christian College showed infection with Uncinaria of 69 per cent.
  2. 2. One treatment with 3 cc. of oil of chenopodium caused a cure in 58 per cent of cases.
  3. 3. One treatment with from 3 to 6 cc. of carbon tetrachloride caused a cure in only 36.1 per cent of cases.

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