CLAUS W. JUNGEBLUT, M.D.; HARRIS E. KAROWE; STANLEY B. BRAHAM
The selective distribution of paralytic cases of poliomyelitis is well recognized but no explanation of the phenomenon has been offered which has found general acceptance. Epidemiological data are interpreted by some to suggest that the haphazard spread of paralysis is caused by limiting factors germane to the mode of virus dissemination. Other observers, mostly on clinical grounds, believe that the paralytic case represents only the rare accident in a long chain of abortive infections, occurring in especially predisposed individuals. Although the available knowledge does not permit a clear decision, the weight of evidence would seem to rest with the
JUNGEBLUT CW, KAROWE HE, BRAHAM SB. FURTHER OBSERVATIONS ON BLOOD GROUPING IN POLIOMYELITIS1. Ann Intern Med. 1947;26:67–75. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-26-1-67
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