R. C. ROTHENBERG, M.D.
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There have recently been numerous clinical publications on undulant fever. Kern,1 in 1928, summarized the 36 abortus strain cases previously cited in the American literature and added two more. Simpson and Fraizer2 in 1929, and Simpson3 in 1930, recorded the findings in a group of cases near Dayton, Ohio. In the latter year Giordano and Sensenich4 reported a clinical analysis of 35 cases in Indiana. In the same year (1930) Hardy's5 extensive study in Iowa mentioned ten fatal cases, with gross and microscopic autopsy findings in two.
While the mortality rate has been placed by Hardy at 3 per cent,
ROTHENBERG RC. Undulant Fever: A Fatal Case12. Ann Intern Med. 1933;6:1275–1279. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-10-1275
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(10):1275-1279.
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