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April 17, 1943

Pesquisas sobre a febre amarela

JAMA. 1943;121(16):1314. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840160064032

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Abstract

This is a thesis written for the degree of doctor of medicine from the University of Brazil to be considered by the faculty of that institution in the manner of and modeled after French schools of medicine. During 1939, 1940 and for a few months of 1941 the author worked in the yellow fever service of the Ministry of Education and Health of Brazil and through that organization in cooperation with the International Health Division of the Rockefeller Foundation. It seems to be a careful study of the yellow fever virus. The experimental animals used in the study were chicks, mice and cats; the primary purpose was to study passages of the virus from animal to animal, routes by which these animals are susceptible, organs within the body of the animals in which the virus may be found after specific periods of time, the effect on the virus of avitaminosis

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