AMOS CHRISTIE, M.D.
I cannot be sure at this time that I had ever heard of histoplasmosis when I was invited to assume the Chair of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt in 1943. It was another rare, esoteric infectious disease which I certainly never expected to see unless the academic fates took me to the tropics.
As one interested in pediatrics, and particularly in the chest diseases of children, I was entirely familiar with the problem which existed in a large section of this country, to wit: "The tuberculin test is invalid as an epidemiological index of tuberculous infection." It does not react in hundreds
AMOS CHRISTIE. THE DISEASE SPECTRUM OF HUMAN HISTOPLASMOSIS(THE DISEASE SPECTRUM OF HUMAN HISTOPLASMOSIS*). Ann Intern Med. 1958;49:544–555. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-49-3-544
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