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M. C. P.
Ann Intern Med. 1937;11(4):687-690. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-11-4-687
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Many men in the past months have likened in their minds the present era in the treatment of infections to that period of excitement which immediately followed the first clinical use of Ehrlich's "606." Indeed many have felt that in the new drug, sulfanilamide, the medical profession had obtained a therapeutic agent of greater importance to humanity than even salvarsan itself.

So chastened are many medical men as a result of repeated chemotherapeutic disappointments that the earlier announcements of the striking influence of this drug on certain coccal infections were met with a certain degree of cynicism. A larger number,



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