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To the Editor:—
In the January 23 issue of The Journal you review an article by Dr. Arthur Lack on the intravascular agglutination of blood in avian malaria. The original observations on the intravascular agglutinations and consequent sludging of the blood were made in Macacus rhesus monkeys infected with Plasmodium knowlesi malaria. These observations were made in the late summer and fall of 1940 at the University of Tennessee Medical School by Drs. Warren Stratman-Thomas, Theodore S. Eliot and myself. A preliminary note on this work was published in the Anatomical Record (79:90 [March, supp. 2] 1941). These studies have been carried on for the past two years at the University of Tennessee through the cooperation of the University of Tennessee, the Tennessee Valley Authority and the University of Chicago. These three institutions pooled facilities, equipment and manpower for the work. In addition to those mentioned, Mr. Edward H.
Knisely MH. INTRAVASCULAR AGGLUTINATIONS IN AVIAN MALARIA-Reply. JAMA. 1943;121(11):885. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840110087029
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