J. EDWARD HARBINSON, M.D.
Undulant fever has received considerable attention in the medical literature, especially since the notable discovery by Alice Evans1 of the relationship of the Micrococcus melitensis of Bruce to the Bacillus abortus of Bang. There are still many unsolved problems relative to this disease and, in our present formative stage of investigation, we should hesitate to draw conclusions from presumptive evidence.
Incidence in United States: About 1500 cases2 have been reported in the United States during the past three years. It is the opinion of the United States Public Health Service3 that undulant fever is not so prevalent in this country
HARBINSON JE. Undulant Fever in California12. Ann Intern Med. 1930;4:484–493. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-5-484
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