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April 11, 1942

Milk Borne Outbreak of Septic Sore Throat

JAMA. 1942;118(15):1310. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830150046021

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In a news item in The Journal, March 28, page 1151, reporting an outbreak of septic sore throat, the last sentence of the story should have read: Strains of hemolytic streptococci belonging to Lancefield serologic group A were isolated from the milk of the injured cow, from throat cultures from the milk handler and from a number of patients.

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