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August 21, 1897

DR. DeLANCEY ROCHESTER'S "REPORT ON THE TREATMENT OF PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS."—REPLY.

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ST. LOUIS, MO.

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(8):365-369. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440340013002c
Abstract

Under the above caption appears in the Journal of the American Medical Association, July 10, 1897, the report of Dr. DeLancey Rochester of Buffalo, N. Y., as presented to the Section on Practice of Medicine, at the Forty-eighth Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, held at Philadelphia, June 1-4, 1897. This report I had the pleasure of hearing and was disappointed in not being able to discuss it, owing to the numerous other papers on tuberculosis presented before that and other Sections of the Association, and for the discussion of which only five minutes were granted to each member.

The report of Dr. Rochester seems to be a comparative statement of the results he obtained in the use of Edson's aseptolin, Paquin's tubercle antitoxin and Vaughan's nuclein. I have read it carefully and am compelled to reply because of the manifest injustice it does the cause of sero-therapy and

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