NOXON TOOMEY, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In the north temperate latitude, fevers of abrupt onset and intense, short course, but without rash or contagiousness are among the commoner ailments of the summer months. Food or water borne infections cause a goodly proportion of such cases. The respiratory tract infections, exacerbations of chronic intestinal, nasopharyngeal or other focal infections, and the acute pyogenic processes of cryptic location all contribute such a share of cases that by coincidence and concatenation of circumstances they may even give rise at times to the false appearance of a sporadic or epidemic disease being present in a locality. Acute non-exanthematic infections of
TOOMEY N. A Sporadic Benign Rickettsial Fever With Occasional Exanthem. Ann Intern Med. ;6:921–940. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-7-921
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(7):921-940.
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