TRUMAN G. SCHNABEL, M.D., F.A.C.P.; FERDINAND FETTER, M.D.
For the past forty years there have been occasional reports of cure of gonorrheal infections during a febrile illness. In 1893 Bogdan and Barthelemy1 told of a gonorrheal discharge which disappeared during an attack of pneumonia and recurred after the fever subsided. They also noted two cases in which the development of typhoid fever caused a gonorrheal discharge to disappear. Culver2 noted the cure of a urethral infection of Neisserian origin after four days of malaria. However, it was not until the work of Carpenter, Boak, Mucci and Warren,3 who determined the thermal death time of the gonococcus,
SCHNABEL TG, FETTER F. FEVER THERAPY IN GONORRHEAL ARTHRITIS AND CHOREA1. Ann Intern Med. ;9:398–405. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-4-398
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;9(4):398-405.
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