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December 12, 1903

A CASE OF PARATYPHOID.

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Adjunct Professor of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons. CHICAGO.

JAMA. 1903;XLI(24):1472-1473. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.92490430020003

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Abstract

Until the symptomatology of the various forms of paratyphoid has been tabulated more completely than at present, apology for publishing clinical cases in detail should be superfluous. For the working out of the bacteriology and, therefore, for the establishment of the diagnosis, I am indebted to Mr. G. Bertnard Smith, who publishes his report separately in this number of The Journal, and to Dr. Fred G. Harris, pathologist of Cook County Hospital, who began the culture.

Dr. H. M. R.; aged 30; Jewish; family history negative. Eleven years ago was ill for ten days with what was said to be typhoid, but this is doubtful. Has not been out of Chicago for years. Present illness began about Sept. 10, 1902, with malaise, chilly sensations, headache, anorexia, free perspiration and slight temperature, with which symptoms patient went about his professional duties for a week, and on September 17 went to bed

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