A SYNOPSIS OF THE SANITARY CENSUS OF MANILA

HARRY L. GILCHRIST
1902 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
disorder, in 265 the recorded intestinal disorder is so closely connected with the subsequent typhoid fever that it must be regarded as a part of the prodroma of typhoid fever. A corrected statement would read as follows : 4972 men who had had some preceding intestinal disorder furnished 407 cases of typhoid fever. In other words, the percentage of typhoid fever among the men who had had temporary intestinal disorders was 8.18; 7512 men who had had no preceding intestinal disorder furnished
more » ... order furnished 2356 eases of typhoid fever. In other words, the percentage of typhoid fever among the men who had had no intestinal disorder was 31.36. The facts might be stated in another way as follows : Among 2763 cases of typhoid fever, 2356 were not preceded by any intestinal disorder, or the percentage of cases of typhoid fever which were not preceded by any intestinal disorder was 85.27. To my mind the only explanation that can be given to the immunity, which was apparently due to gastrointestinal disorders, is that these temporary disturbances were typhoidal.
doi:10.1001/jama.1902.62480160010001a fatcat:gh22rg2c6jeonlnt63kdef7gl4