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REPORT OF VENEREAL DISEASE CL.
Dr. P. M. Chichester,
Acting Health Officer,
I hereby submit my report of the activities of the Ve
Clinic during the year ending December 31, 1919. This
the work of the clinic and also the work at the City Jail
show the number of negative diagnoses made, the nun
operations or the microscopic work done during the yea
many persons were examined and found not to have a ve
as were found positive.
TABLE SHOWING CASES OF VENEREAL DISEASES
CITY OF RICHMOND, VA.
YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1920
Total.......553.The "Fourth Venereal Disease" as shown in the ch
dition of extensive ulceration of the male and female genit
is found a spirillum and the bacillus fusiformis growing
Until the isolation of these organisms, the ulcerated areas
for extensive ulcerating gummata or chancroids. The
Venereal Disease" is a term borrowed from the long re
dition of balanitis gangrenosa, which is due to the sax
found in the lesions under discussion. This disease is
common, occurring in about.42 per cent. of venereal did
marked interest in genito-urinary work, as without an accu
intelligent treatment woud be impossible.
I have been ably assisted in this work by Miss E. M.
Venereal Disease Nurse, who has shown great interest in I
T. LATANE D.
Past Assistant Surgeon, U. S. Public Hea
CLYDE W. SAUNDERS, PRINTER