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July 17, 1897

FURTHER REPORT OF CASES TREATED WITH ANTI-TUBERCLE SERUM.

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ST. LOUIS, MO.

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(3):98-99. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440290004001b

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Abstract

In presenting this report to the American Medical Association I am not mindless of the many objections which have been presented against sero-therapy in this disease, and of the numerous criticisms which have been passed upon it, and of the feeling of apprehension and doubt which still pervades the minds of many of the profession. I am fully aware that experimental tuberculosis in small animals has failed to accomplish to the degree expected, the kind of so-called cure, hoped for. Nevertheless, I again take the liberty of presenting a report of cases treated with serum, with the results obtained since the last months of 1894 to this date. Naturally, I must leave out a large number of cases of which the reports are incomplete, or otherwise unsatisfactory for the reason, on the one hand, that some physicians did not keep the proper records, and on the other, there was in

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