J. Leonard Brandt, M.D., F.A.C.P.; Arthur Leznoff, M.D., CM., F.R.C.P.(C); Harold Frank, M.D., F.R.C.P.(C); Andrew Taussig, Ph.D.
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In the fall of 1963 the city of Montreal experienced a sudden increase in the prevalence of proved cases of histoplasmosis. Frequency rates for active disease have gradually subsided from their peak, but histoplasmosis is still endemic in the city, where it is estimated that perhaps a few thousand cases were of such mild nature that they evaded detection and were ignored as "the flu." In the past 36 months the Jewish General Hospital (400 beds) has accumulated 147 documented cases of active histoplasmosis. Of these cases there were 12 with disseminated disease, including 9 deaths, 123 cases of self-limited
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Brandt JL, Leznoff A, Frank H, Taussig A. The Epidemic of Histoplasmosis in Montreal: Clinical Experiences in 147 Cases with Results of a Recent Epidemiological Study.. Ann Intern Med. 1967;66:1045–1046. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-5-1045_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(5):1045-1046.
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