LEIF Y. JACOBSEN; RICHARD A. BRODERICK
Not many reports on the treatment of typhoid fever with Chloromycetin have been published. Since typhoid fever has become a rare disease in the United States, the opportunity for using this new antibiotic has not often presented itself. The most extensive study published to date was on 10 cases of typhoid fever occurring on the Malayan peninsula and reported by Woodward et al.1 The New England Journal of Medicine in an editorial in the May 1949 issue, summarizes the knowledge of the antibiotic up to that date.
A case of typhoid fever was admitted to the Flushing Hospital and treated
JACOBSEN LY, BRODERICK RA. CHLOROMYCETIN IN THE TREATMENT OF TYPHOID FEVER1. Ann Intern Med. ;32:775–777. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-32-4-775
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;32(4):775-777.
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