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During the four winters of 1926 to 1930 a controlled test of the value of specific therapy in pneumonias due to pneumococcus Type I and Type II has been conducted at the New York Hospital. Patients were assigned to two series in numerical sequence thus establishing an equivalent control group. The concentrated solution containing antibodies for Type I and Type II only, prepared according to the method of Felton, was used. The results were as follows:
The administration of concentrated immune bodies to these patients was found to be relatively free from dangerous reactions and serum sickness, so that it
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The Specific Therapy of Pneumococcus Type I and Type II Pneumonia.. Ann Intern Med. 1931;5:75. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-1-75_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;5(1):75.
Infectious Disease, Pneumonia, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Streptococcal Infections.
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