DONALD J. PIROZZI, M.D.
Recently a reference work has become available that is of particular interest at this time, when the prevalence of venereal diseases is increasing. It has been issued as a supplement to the Bulletin of the World Health Organization and is entitled Penicillin in the Treatment of Syphilis. The Experience of Three Decades (1). It reviews the use of penicillin in the treatment and control of syphilis from 1943 to the present time. I will review here the most significant issues discussed in the monograph, to acquaint the practitioner with its contents. Penicillin was first used in the treatment of experimental
PIROZZI DJ. Syphilis and Penicillin. Ann Intern Med. ;79:447–449. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-79-3-447
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;79(3):447-449.
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