EDWARD F. ROSENBERG
Recent advances in the field of therapy for protozoal diseases, though not so spectacular as the discoveries of sulfonamides and penicillin, have nevertheless been significant and deserving of wider attention than they have yet received in this country.
The most interesting and most promising of these discoveries concerns the parasiticidal effects of the family of strongly basic organic preparations known as diamidines. These compounds have been shown to possess value in treatment of leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis, diseases which affect many inhabitants of great portions of the earth and cause endless suffering. Compounds of this group also possess bactericidal properties, and
ROSENBERG EF. THE DIAMIDINES IN CHEMOTHERAPY: A SURVEY OF RECENT DEVELOPMENTS WITH A NOTE REGARDING THERAPEUTIC TRIALS IN PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;25:832–844. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-25-5-832
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;25(5):832-844.
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