On the etiology of trachoma
Babington, James William Herbert
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The importance of a study of this disease cannot be overestimated on account of the widespread suffer - in and inefficiency which have followed in its trail, from time immemorial. Within recent years it has been brought more to the notice of the British people y the Reports of the Royal Commission on Alien Immigration. Trachoma is imported into England, by and is found chiefly among aliens and their offspring. At the beginning of the last century it received great attention on account of its prevalence in those European armies that happened to be stationed in Egypt.