JOHN S. HUNT, M.D.
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In the course of a study of streptomycin therapy of infectious diseases conducted at the Vanderbilt University Hospital and other hospitals in Nashville, the striking results which were obtained in the treatment of tularemia focused attention on this disease. These results were so impressive as to justify the conclusion that streptomycin treatment of tularemia is curative, in the strict sense of the word. The high incidence of tularemic pneumonia and the number of occasions in which the source of the infection was obscure and the diagnosis in doubt, suggested that this form of pneumonia is much more prevalent in this
HUNT JS. PLEUROPULMONARY TULAREMIA: OBSERVATIONS ON 12 CASES TREATED WITH STREPTOMYCIN1. Ann Intern Med. ;26:263–276. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-26-2-263
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;26(2):263-276.
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