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The problem of the etiology of scarlet fever and the rôle played therein by Streptococcus hemolyticus still seem far from being settled, according to the Report of the Health Committee of the League of Nations, and much experimental work carried out during the last three years. Specificity of the Dick toxin has been questioned or denied by numerous investigators, among whom may be mentioned Bürgers, Cooke, van Gröer and Redich, Friedemann, Meyer, Molkte, Paris and Okell, Smith, Wheeler, Wadsworth, Zlatogoroff and Derkatsch. Ciuca and Satake were unable to produce experimental scarlet fever in a large series of Dick positive human
THE ROLE OF STREPTOCOCCUS HEMOLYTICUS IN SCARLET FEVER. Ann Intern Med. ;4:843–844. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-7-843
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(7):843-844.
Infectious Disease, Streptococcal Infections.
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