B. J. GRUSKIN
Since the discovery of aureomycin,1 an antibiotic obtained from a mold of the Streptomyces group, Streptomyces aureofaciens, investigation has shown it to be extremely effective both in vitro and in vivo against rickettsial organisms of several varieties as well as against certain viruses2 and bacteria.3, 4 Several reports have appeared during recent months indicating a singularly striking effectiveness against lymphogranuloma venereum,5 brucellosis,6 primary atypical pneumonia7 and various types of ocular infections.8 No report, to my knowledge, has as yet appeared in the literature concerning its use in acute infectious mononucleosis. Because of the highly favorable results obtained with it in
GRUSKIN BJ. AUREOMYCIN IN ACUTE INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. 1949;31:678–681. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-31-4-678
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