Carbon Tetrachloride in the Treatment of Uncinariasis

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  • Canton Christian College Canton, China


  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.