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September 5, 1903

HEMOGLOBINURIC FEVER.ITS CAUSES AND TREATMENT, WITH ESPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE USE OF QUINIA.

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YOAKUM, TEXAS.

JAMA. 1903;XLI(10):600-606. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.92490290012001c
Abstract

In presenting this subject for your consideration, we do so because of the diversity of opinion concerning it, hence evident need for more thorough study and discussion. Our consideration must leave out many of the features and characteristics of that arch mimic of all diseases, malaria, and be confined to that disease characterized by hemoglobin in the urine and due to malaria in some of her protean manifestations, discarding for the time Yersin's supposed discovery of a specific cause other than the malarial plasmodium, and all other theories and suppositions born of efforts to account for this peculiar manifestation.

In making an effort to clear up some of the uncertainty enveloping the subject, and to arrive at the truth concerning this disease, it was determined to depend, not alone on the individual conclusions of those who saw the disease, influenced no doubt by former teachings and impressions

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