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May 18, 1912

A PRACTICAL METHOD OF PROPHYLACTIC IMMUNIZATION AGAINST TUBERCULOSISA PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT

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ASHEVILLE, N. C.

JAMA. 1912;LVIII(20):1504-1507. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04260050180007
Abstract

The results at which I have arrived in my studies of the subject indicated by the title will appear in a forthcoming publication in greater detail than I am able to cffer now without using much more space than is practicable.

I therefore condense and give now only a summary of them, sufficiently explicit to enable the reader to judge of the value and practicability of the method, the requirements for which I formulated in the beginning of my investigations to be a preparation or vaccine, absolutely free from real or even supposed danger, powerful enough to act by one or two applications, uniform in action to a degree that the results need not be proved in practice, and simple enough so that any general practitioner can apply it.

The preparation which I have made and used contains all the soluble proteid constituents of the tubercle bacillus with addition of

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