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September 30, 1911

REMEDIES FOR ANIMAL PARASITES: A STUDY OF THE RELATIVE EFFICIENCY AND DANGER OF THYMOL AS COMPARED WITH CERTAIN OTHER REMEDIES PROPOSED FOR HOOKWORM DISEASE

Author Affiliations

WASHINGTON, D. C.

From the Hygienic Laboratory of the U. S. Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service.

JAMA. 1911;LVII(14):1102-1106. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260090324003
Abstract

Thus far I have experimented with about twenty different remedies for ankylostoma aside from the action of various chemicals on the eggs and larvæ, It is desired to consider more in detail four of these remedies which at present seem to me to be of particular interest in treating hookworm disease, to call attention to some of the dangers accompanying the use of each and to suggest what laboratory experiment and clinical experience have shown to be the best method of expelling hookworm by these particular remedies. What I shall have to say,

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