LAWRENCE D. THOMPSON, M.D.; JOSEPH C. EDWARDS, M.D.; C. L. HOAGLAND, M.D.
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During the winter of 1938-39 the opportunity was presented to study the incidence of pneumococcus infection in a group of hospitals in the St. Louis area. We also observed the therapeutic effects of type specific rabbit serum and sulfapyridine in two series of cases. In this paper no attempt is being made to review the literature nor to enter into a discussion of the mode of action of sulfapyridine. We merely desire to present two series of cases, one drug treated and one treated with type specific rabbit serum so that as other similar series are reported a composite picture
THOMPSON LD, EDWARDS JC, HOAGLAND CL. EXPERIENCES IN THE TREATMENT OF LOBAR PNEUMONIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;13:1138–1149. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-7-1138
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;13(7):1138-1149.
Infectious Disease, Pneumonia, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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