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October 3, 1891


JAMA. 1891;XVII(14):535-536. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410920039006

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In a report to The Times and Register, Sept. 26, 1891, Prof. Samuel G. Dixon, of Philadelphia, gives the results obtained by injections of creatin in tuberculous animals. His own experiments were made on tuberculous and healthy rabbits and guinea-pigs, the results being as satisfactory as could be expected with these particular animals. At his request, W. L. Zuill, M.D., Professor of Veterinary Surgery in the University of Pennsylvania, made experiments on healthy and tuberculous cows. Prof. Zuill reports as follows:

To Professor Samuel G. Dixon, M.D.:

Dear Doctor:  —I hereby submit to you the clinical results obtained from the subcutaneous injection of creatin in tuberculous cattle. The experiments were made in accordance with our pre-arranged plan, and have extended over the last two months. The results obtained in these experiments more than fulfill my utmost expectations, and are in every respect identical with those which I have obtained with

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