NOXON TOOMEY, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The tick borne fever of the mountainous areas of western North America has on several occasions since 1850 been the subject of brief remarks and of other publications of a more comprehensive character. It cannot be said, however, that the disease has ever been adequately described. All of the early and more recent descriptions of the disease show the want of knowledge concerning its etiology, its epidemiology, and its immunological relationships. Indeed, the published observations on the American mountain tick-fever have been for the most part either fragmentary or confused by the observers' preconceived ideas.3 Nevertheless, it would be unjust
TOOMEY N. American Mountain Tick-Fever—Semiography and Nosology: With Remarks on Pathology and Treatment1. Ann Intern Med. 1932;5:912–923. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-7-912
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;5(7):912-923.
Infectious Disease, Tick-Borne Diseases.
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