LEWIS K. SWEET, M.D.; EDITH DUMOFF-STANLEY, M.D.; HARRY F. DOWLING, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Meningococcic meningitis has been encountered with considerable frequency in the Gallinger Municipal Hospital as well as throughout the United States during the past few years. Previous reports from this clinic1, 2 and from others3, 4, 5, 6 have amply demonstrated the suitability of sulfadiazine and sulfamerazine for the treatment of this type of infection. The number of patients reported in each of these studies has been relatively small, however, or the period of time covered by them has been short. It still is pertinent to question the efficacy of these drugs when used in large numbers of patients treated over
SWEET LK, DUMOFF-STANLEY E, DOWLING HF. MENINGOCOCCIC MENINGITIS TREATED WITH SULFADIAZINE AND SULFAMERAZINE: A THREE YEAR STUDY1. Ann Intern Med. ;23:338–348. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-23-3-338
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;23(3):338-348.
CNS Infections, Infectious Disease, Neurology.
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