London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

View report page

Heston and Isleworth 1915

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Heston and Isleworth]

This page requires JavaScript

15
COUNCIL LABORATORY.
The following table gives a statement of the work in the
Laboratory during the year 1915:—

Diagnosis of Disease.

Result.Total.
Positive.Negative.
Diphtheria60224284
Tuberculosis36110246
Typhoid Fever...77
Ringworm371350
Gonorrhoea8210
Tinea1...1
Total142356498
match: ALTO ComposedBlock
..\25 March 2013\Folder 1\b1987750X\Tables\b1987750X_0023_015_005.xml

One sample of water was analysed.

There has been a steady increase in the number of bacteriological examinations made in the Laboratory since it was opened on the 14th April, 1910, a,s shown in the following table:—

1910 (8½ months)49
191179
1912134
1913173
1914378
match: ALTO ComposedBlock
..\25 March 2013\Folder 1\b1987750X\Tables\b1987750X_0023_015_006.xml

During the year under report, the number of specimens has
again substantially increased (to 498), chiefly on account of the
bacteriological work undertaken for the Hounslow Military Hospital.
SANITARY ADMINISTRATION.
The remarks which were made in last year's report with
regard to the water supply, drainage and sewerage, closet accommodation
and scavenging of the district, apply generally to the year
under report.


Diagnostics: Check ALTO | Check in player