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Results of anti-tuberculosis measure for teachers in Ishikawa Prefecture

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Ann Rept Res Inst Tuberc Kanazawa Univ 19(1): 57-60


Accession: 025397439

In 1953, 216 of 7331 school teachers in Ishikawa Prefecture had pulmonary tuberculosis; in 1959, only 39 of the 7474 had the disease. This remarkable decrease of the number of patients may be attributed firstly to the careful screening of appointees, secondly to the periodical examination of all teachers, and thirdly to long-term hospitalization and radical treatment of the patients discovered.

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