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I wish to report on the use of stock vaccines in three cases which have occurred in my practice. The vaccine was used after all ordinary methods of treatment had failed to give relief, and the prompt results following the vaccine treatment have led me to send in this report.
—T. V., aged 29, had a severe attack of gonorrhea in November, 1908, was confined to bed eight weeks, and was a semi-invalid for the two following months. A discharge with severe rectal pain persisted up to May 30, when he first consulted me. The discharge contained a few gonococci, but these soon disappeared under treatment, the discharge continuing. A stricture of the pendulous portion of the urethra and a chronic prostatitis were also found. The former was soon cured by sounds, but the latter persisted after all ordinary treatment had failed. An examination of the expressed secretion showed
ROOKER AM. STOCK VACCINE IN ONE CASE OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS PROSTATITIS AND TWO CASES OF FURUNCULOSIS. JAMA. 1910;LIV(2):126. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.92550280001001n
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