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January 13, 1934

Fever Therapy of Neurosyphilis

JAMA. 1934;102(2):141. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750020053020

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In the ninth line of the closing discussion by Dr. J. R. Driver in The Journal, Dec. 23, 1933, page 2020, following "103.5 F." the following words should be added: "A second dose of 25 millions was then given, followed two hours later by a peak temperature of 109.4 F." The discussion then goes on to say that this high fever was accompanied by convulsions and unconsciousness lasting for four hours.

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