The report by J. G. Arnold, Jr., in this number of the ANNALS, of a case of grave hemolytic streptococcus infection which recovered under treatment with prontylin brings to the attention of our readers a new and promising chemotherapeutic agent.
The report by Domagk1 in 1935 that the dye "prontosil" exerts a definite protective action in the case of mice infected with virulent hemolytic streptococci aroused widespread interest and stimulated many other workers to investigate the action of this substance. Domagk's findings have been confirmed and extended, particularly by Levaditi and Vaismen,2 Colebrook and Kenny,3 Buttle, Gray and Stephenson,4 and
THE CHEMOTHERAPY OF HEMOLYTIC STREPTOCOCCUS INFECTIONS. Ann Intern Med. ;10:1227–1229. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-8-1227_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;10(8):1227-1229.
Infectious Disease, Streptococcal Infections.
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