Results of Mass Treatment of Trachoma in Yamaguchi Prefecture:I Results of the Treatment of All School Children in Towamachi, Oshima County Shozo Oishi 1 , Yoshihiro Shuda 2 , Hirohiko Ito 3 1Department of Ophthalmology, Yamaguchi Medical School Ube 2Yamaguchi Medical School 3Oshim a Central Hospital pp.29-34
Published Date 1957/7/15
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1410206091
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The authors examined primary and secondary school children in a model area in Yama-guchi Prefecture, and obtained the following results from the mass treatment of them with 1% Achromycin ointment during 4 months.

1) The morbidity of trachoma was 252 by 2532 (9.95%) in primary school and 185 by 1438 (12.8%) in secondary school.

2) The morbidity went down from 9.95% to 2.0% in primary school and from 12.8% to 3.3% in secondary school the 4 months' treatment. The morbid term is the more advan-ced, the healing rate is the lower. 94.3% of false cases were cured.

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