F. M. POTTENGER, M. D.
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We are able to estimate the value of therapeutic measures as applied to any disease in proportion to our understanding of the manner in which the body naturally combats such disease.
Infectious diseases, as they affect different people, produce a varying picture. While the same disease is always produced by the same microorganism, yet identical conditions whether in pathology, symptomology or in ultimate results will never be found.
Grant that all human beings would react toward a given microorganism in the same general manner, variations in the disease picture would still occur because of the differences in virulence and differences
POTTENGER FM. Healing of Tuberculosis1. Ann Intern Med. 1930;4:281–323. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-3-281
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1930;4(3):281-323.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections.
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