NEIL P. MCPHAIL, M.D.
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During the twenty-two years in which the Medical Department of the United Fruit Company has made earnest efforts to reduce the incidence of malaria in the Motagua Valley where they operate, dependence was placed for the first number of years on two main measures.
On one hand all collections of water in close proximity to campus were drained when possible, and treated with oil or Paris Green when drainage was impractical. These measures were directed against the breeding of the Anopheles mosquito. On the other hand the human carrier was treated with lengthy courses of quinine, arsenic, and other tonic
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MCPHAIL NP. Plasmochin As An Aid in Malaria Prevention(Plasmochin As An Aid in Malaria Prevention*). Ann Intern Med. 1931;4:1217–1220. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-9-1217
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(9):1217-1220.
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