JERRY K. AIKAWA, M.D.
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A. Evolution of the basic concepts of hypersensitivity
2. Arthus phenomenon
3. Serum sickness
4. Properties of allergy
5. Von Pirquet's concept of the deleterious effects of antibodies
6. Nature of the antigen-antibody reaction
B. Relation of allergy to immunity
A. Relation of rheumatic fever to hypersensitivity
1. Clinical and pathological evidences
2. Immunological evidences
B. Rôle of salicylates in rheumatic fever
C. Immunization against rheumatic fever
The Greeks and the Romans recognized the condition of hypersensitivity and described the phenomenon under the
AIKAWA JK. HYPERSENSITIVITY AND RHEUMATIC FEVER. PART I1. Ann Intern Med. ;23:969–983. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-23-6-969
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;23(6):969-983.
Infectious Disease, Rheumatology, Streptococcal Infections.
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