ALLEN I. JOSEY; FORREST E. KIRSHMAN
During the early observation of the effects of penicillin on various organisms the gonococcus was found to be susceptible, and during 1943 its successful use in several small series of cases was reported.1, 2, 3 Recently Ferguson and Buckholtz,4 in reporting the results of treatment in 735 cases of sulfonamide resistant gonorrhea with varying doses of penicillin, indicated that a dosage of at least 100,000 Oxford units was necessary for uniformly satisfactory results. During the summer of 1943 O'Reilly General Hospital, among a number of other general hospitals, was assigned the task of treating several groups of sulfa-resistant gonorrhea with
JOSEY AI, KIRSHMAN FE. PENICILLIN TREATMENT OF SULFA-RESISTANT GONORRHEA; RESULTS OF 500 CASES TREATED WITH 50,000 UNITS OF PENICILLIN1. Ann Intern Med. ;22:807–810. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-22-6-807
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;22(6):807-810.
Infectious Disease, Sexually Transmitted Infections.
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