HARRY F. WECHSLER; ARTHUR H. ROSENBLUM; CHARLES T. SILLS
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Epidemics of infectious mononucleosis1 are not infrequent, especially where groups of young individuals live in close proximity. Outbreaks in colleges and schools have been the classical examples of such epidemics. They have also occurred in military installations. The first epidemic in this country was described by West1 (k) in 1896.
The post, in the period during which the epidemic took place, was of diverse and changing composition. In the main, it consisted of the station complement and a large number of battalions in training. The former and smaller component consisted of individuals who usually had had from one to several
WECHSLER HF, ROSENBLUM AH, SILLS CT. INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS: REPORT OF AN EPIDEMIC IN AN ARMY POST(INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS: REPORT OF AN EPIDEMIC IN AN ARMY POST*PART I): PART I. Ann Intern Med. 1946;25:113–133. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-25-1-113
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;25(1):113-133.
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