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Immune-Blood Therapy of Tuberculosis, by Dr. Joseph Hollós, takes up a mode of therapy which the author has been using for 30 years. To obtain immune-blood, rabbits are immunized with a culture of human and bovine tubercle bacilli. From the immunized animals blood is withdrawn from the vein, hemolized, freed from albumin, and diluted 1-100,000. This is the "original immune-blood."
This blood has a dual effect when injected or rubbed into the skin of hypersensitive tuberculous patients. In larger doses it produces many focal and constitutional symptoms through its lytic effect on tubercle bacilli in the patient, and in smaller
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Immune-Blood Therapy of Tuberculosis.. Ann Intern Med. 1940;14:936. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-5-936_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(5):936.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections.
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