BOEN SWINNY, M.D.
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The recent communication of Brown1 indicates that constitutional reactions from bacterial vaccines never resemble those occurring from injections of protein extracts. Herewith is reported an exception, the only one I have observed in 240 asthmatics treated with bacterial vaccines.
E. J. D., male, aged 12, with a history of winter asthma of bacterial origin since the age of three, and under my care since the age of six, in the fall of 1937 gave a very strong immediate whealing reaction from the intradermal injection of 0.02 c.c. of Squibb's Catarrhal Vaccine No. 5. A moderately strong direct reaction
SWINNY B. CONSTITUTIONAL REACTIONS FROM BACTERIAL VACCINES1. Ann Intern Med. 1940;14:521–522. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-3-521
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(3):521-522.
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