WILLIAM B. RAWLS, M.D., F.A.C.P.; B. J. GRUSKIN, M.D.; A. RESSA, M.D.
Much attention has been focused on the subject of chronic arthritis during the past few years and a survey of the literature shows an increasing belief in the streptococcal etiology of this condition.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Many points of similarity have been noted between chronic arthritis, especially the so-called rheumatoid type, and rheumatic fever.12 Menzer,13 in 1902, in an endeavor to explain the peculiar action of his serum in rheumatic fever, advanced a theory which, in many respects, resembles the modern concept of allergy. More recently, Swift14, 15, 16, 17 and Zinsser18, 19
RAWLS WB, GRUSKIN BJ, RESSA A. INTRAVENOUS VACCINE THERAPY IN CHRONIC ARTHRITIS12. Ann Intern Med. ;7:566–581. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-5-566
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;7(5):566-581.
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