Reference numberNLB/32/347
Alternative reference numberNLB/32 p185
TitleCopy letter from Archibald Geikie, to the Under Secretary of State, Colonial Office
Date24 February 1906
DescriptionGeikie, on behalf of the Royal Society's Committee on Mediterranean Fever, explains that a fourth report on the progress of their investigation has now been published, showing the importance of evidence collected demonstrating the origin and spread of the disease, and he encloses a copy. The Committee further wish attention to be drawn to the results of 'practical value', namely: contagion can access the body via the alimentary canal; goats suffer a modified form of the disease without obvious symptoms, and can pass milk infected by the Meditearrean Fever micrococcus; infection can occur via consumption of raw goats milk from an infected animal.
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