WESLEY W. SPINK, M.D., F.A.C.P.; WENDELL H. HALL, M.D.
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On July 9, 1942, J. E., a seven year old girl, entered the University Hospitals. Two days later, she received penicillin because of a severe staphylococcic bacteremia, with 68 colonies of coagulase-positive staphylococci per cubic centimeter of blood. Pneumonia and an acute osteomyelitis of the left femur were also present. Her general condition improved rapidly. This patient was the first to receive penicillin at the University Hospitals. Since that time, over a period of two years, a total of 200 patients have received penicillin under our supervision. The purpose of this report is not to review the voluminous literature on
SPINK WW, HALL WH. PENICILLIN THERAPY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA HOSPITALS: 1942-19441. Ann Intern Med. 1945;22:510–525. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-22-4-510
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;22(4):510-525.
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