A Five Day Peroral Treatment of Yaws with STB, a New Trivalent Arsenical

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  1. 1.STB, a stabilized from of 4-oxy-3-acetylaminophenylarsenoxide has been applied in a five day peroral treatment to 88 cases of yaws and brought about cicatrisation of 73 out of 73 cases of infectious yaws and 14 out of 15 cases of “crab yaws.”
  2. 2.No untoward effects occurred.
  3. 3.The five day oral treatment of yaws described seems to be appropriate for mass treatment in tropical undeveloped countries.