C. C. MCLEAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; ARTHUR W. WOODS, M.D.; H. H. HENDERSON, M.D.
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Due to the fact that the results in this particular patient were so spectacular, and that the dosage of the drug given was somewhat larger than is generally recommended, it was thought that a report of this case might be of interest.
L. H., colored male, 30 months of age, weight 32½ pounds, was admitted to Hillman Hospital at 9:45 p.m., February 4, 1939, with a history of fever, vomiting, and headache of five days' duration. Entrance examination revealed a rectal temperature of 102° F., positive Kernig and Brudzinski signs, increased tendon reflexes, and a stuporous mental condition.
MCLEAN CC, WOODS AW, HENDERSON HH. PFEIFFER BACILLUS MENINGITIS; THE CURE OF A CASE WITH SULFAPYRIDINE1. Ann Intern Med. ;14:331–333. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-2-331
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(2):331-333.
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