BOEN SWINNY, M.D.
The recent communication of Brown1 indicates that constitutional reactions from bacterial vaccines never resemble those occurring from injections of protein extracts. Herewith is reported an exception, the only one I have observed in 240 asthmatics treated with bacterial vaccines.
E. J. D., male, aged 12, with a history of winter asthma of bacterial origin since the age of three, and under my care since the age of six, in the fall of 1937 gave a very strong immediate whealing reaction from the intradermal injection of 0.02 c.c. of Squibb's Catarrhal Vaccine No. 5. A moderately strong direct reaction
SWINNY B. CONSTITUTIONAL REACTIONS FROM BACTERIAL VACCINES1. Ann Intern Med. ;14:521–522. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-3-521
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(3):521-522.
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