VIRGIL E. SIMPSON, A.B., M.D., F.A.C.P.
Several interesting features attach to this relatively new disease in man. So far, its incidence has been confined to the United States and Japan, and while it would seem reasonable to expect it to be found wherever certain rodents exist, it has not been recognized elsewhere outside of our country. Second, it was discovered in the course of a general study of diseased rodents. Third, it occurs in nature as a highly fatal disease of certain animals, while recovery is the rule in man. Fourth, within one year after the disease was recognized, the causative organism was identified. Fifth
SIMPSON VE. Tularemia1: A Consideration Based on a Resume of the Literature and Personally Observed Cases with a Report of an Unusual Complication.. Ann Intern Med. ;2:1092–1107. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-10-1092
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(10):1092-1107.
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