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December 1946

Fourteenth Report of the Memorial Ophthalmic Laboratory, Giza, Cairo, 1939-1944.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1946;36(6):768-769. doi:10.1001/archopht.1946.00890210781010

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This report covers the period of the war years from 1939 to 1944 and consists of a selection of the more important papers of scientific interest prepared during that time. Owing to excessive costs, all illustrations have been omitted. Reference is made to seventeen other papers by members of the staff, not included in the report but all appearing in issues of the Bulletin of the Ophthalmological Society of Egypt. Case reports of special clinical and pathologic interest, which were a prominent feature of previous (annual) reports of this laboratory, are also omitted.

Twelve papers are given. The first, by the director, Rowland P. Wilson, is entitled, "Trachoma: A Selection of Personal Observations and Experiences." It reports the author's observations on the disease over an eighteen year period. Under the heading of etiology are comments on the early studies on Bacterium (Noguchia) granulosis and the reasons which led to its

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