C. D. MERCER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Immunization of school children against diphtheria with Toxin-Antitoxin has been undertaken on a wholesale scale in Iowa. The physicians of our little city were asked to give these injections, working in relays at the school building, using a stock serum manufactured by a well known firm, and supplied by the State Board of Health. Having fresh in my mind an article by Gersterley (1) reporting a sudden death from nephritis in a child who had been immunized, I asked that the children be sent to their own physician where a suitable history could be taken and physical examination made.
MERCER CD. Albuminuria and Nephritis Following Injection of Toxin Antitoxin1: With a Report of Two Cases. Ann Intern Med. ;2:667–668. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-7-667
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(7):667-668.
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