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May 30, 1931

THE TREATMENT OF TRICHOMONAS VAGINALIS VAGINITIS

JAMA. 1931;96(22):1862-1865. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720480020008
Abstract

In 1896 Dock and also N. S. Davis each reported that he found Trichomonas vaginalis in the vagina of one woman.1 However, the first clinical paper in American literature on the treatment of the vaginal discharge associated with Trichomonas vaginalis was presented by De Lee2 in 1920. The second article I3 read before the Chicago Gynecological Society, Feb. 18, 1928, and it appeared in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology the same year. The large number of inquiries that followed indicated that numerous physicians, including many specialists in obstetrics and gynecology, had not known of the existence of a vaginal discharge associated with Trichomonas vaginalis. During the last two years much interest has developed and papers have appeared by Davis and Colwell,4 Davis,5 Gustafson,6 Mathieu,7 Furniss8 and Kleegman.9 Davis and Colwell reported important experimental work, whereas the other papers were

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