W. E. OGDEN
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The tuberculosis problem to the internist or practitioner today, is summarized in two questions.
1. Is there a specific cure in sight, if so, perhaps, we can wait for it?; if not then follows question―
2. Have we adequate means of anticipation and prevention?
Q. 1. is answered in the negative.
Q. 2. (we believe) can be answered in the affirmative.
This answer to Question No. 2, that we have adequate means of anticipation of tuberculosis and of its prevention appears a radical statement, but I think I can show you today, sufficient proof that with certain minor qualifications it is
OGDEN WE. The Diagnosis of Pre-Clinical or Latent (Biological) Tubercle in Suspects and Contacts by Caulfeild's Inhibitive and the T. C. F. Reactions; Clinical Application1,2,3. Ann Intern Med. 1930;4:379–386. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-4-379
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1930;4(4):379-386.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections.
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