LESTER M. MAY, M.D.
Tularemia is an increasingly common disease, carrying with it, in severe cases, a definite mortality. Curtis1 has reported on the use of sulfanilamide in tularemia. The following case represents another and somewhat earlier usage of sulfanilamide compounds.2 The case is of further interest in that it displayed several unusual diagnostic features. The clinical course was rather more severe than in Curtis' case, while the recovery following specific drug therapy was quite as rapid and as definite.
M. M., a white male aged 21 years, was admitted to the Sinai Hospital December 9, 1936 in a semi-comatose state. He
MAY LM. LATE TULAREMIC SEPTICEMIA: RECOVERY FOLLOWING ADMINISTRATION OF SULFANILAMIDE COMPOUNDS1. Ann Intern Med. ;15:320–323. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-2-320
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(2):320-323.
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