Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Islington Borough]
All specimens for bacteriological examination dealt with through the Department are submitted to the Public Health Laboratory Service, County Hall, S.E.1.
|Examinations carried out|
|Faeces (Enteric Fever)||132|
|Blood (Enteric Fever)||–|
|Faeces (Food Poisoning)||436|
|Food (Food poisoning)||17|
(I am indebted to Dr. Wilfrid G. Harding, Divisional Medical Officer, London County
Council, for the 1960 figures in connection with vaccination, diphtheria and whooping cough
inoculations, and chest clinics).