WALTER M. SIMPSON, M.S., M.D., F.A.C.P.
The past decade has witnessed a remarkable advance in our knowledge of the incidence of brucellosis. The author's prediction,1 in 1930, that brucellosis would probably soon become recognized as a public health problem of major proportions, was based upon the discovery of 90 cases of the disease in and about Dayton during a period of 18 months. Prior to this investigation the disease was not known to be prevalent in this area. The results of other surveys conducted during recent years in widely separated parts of the United States provide unmistakable evidence of the widespread distribution of brucellosis and leave
SIMPSON WM. THE DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF BRUCELLOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;15:408–430. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-3-408
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(3):408-430.
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