TITLE

Diphtheria in the United States

PUB. DATE
June 1967
SOURCE
Clinical Pediatrics;Jun1967, Vol. 6 Issue 6, Preceding p319
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article examines the prevalence of diphtheria in the U.S. In 1964, 293 cases of diphtheria were reported to the National Morbidity and Mortality Reporting System, a decline from the 314 cases recorded in 1963. And among bacteriologically confirmed cases, the mitis strains of C. diphtheriae were predominant and the gravis strains were second in frequency.
ACCESSION #
17288936

 

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