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March 10, 1888


JAMA. 1888;X(10):301-302. doi:10.1001/jama.1888.02400360017005

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The announcement and programme of a Congress of Physicians and Veterinarians to be held in Paris on July 25-31, for the study of human and animal tuberculosis, have been received. The Committee on organization has selected the following questions for discussion:

  1. The dangers of the use of meat and milk of tuberculous animals. Methods of preventing them.

  2. The human races, animal species, organic media considered from the point of view of their aptitude to tuberculosis.

  3. The ways of introduction and propagation of the tuberculous virus in the economy. Prophylactic measures.

  4. The early diagnosis of tuberculosis in man and animals.

In addition to these subjects the Committee desires to direct special attention to the following subjects:

Heredity of tuberculosis in man and the different species of animals. 2. The contagiosity between man and man, between animals, from animals to man, and vice versa. 3. The different modes of evolution of experimental

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