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Fatigue and Infection

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Department of Pathology and Bacteriology, University of Toronto

Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(3):259-266. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-3-3-259
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The title of my paper, "Fatigue and Infection", will bring many different concepts to the minds of those reading it. What do you and I mean by the word "Fatigue", and what do we mean by the word "Infection?"

In a general way, we believe Sir James Paget's dictum to be true when he says, "You will find that fatigue has a larger share in the promotion or transmission of disease than any other causal condition you can name".

There are so many kinds of fatigue that our ideas are apt to be too general or too limited. Muscular fatigue



fatigue ; infection

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