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August 21, 1897

MY EXPERIENCE WITH PAQUIN'S ANTITUBERCLE SERUM.

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(8):369. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440340017002d

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Abstract

I have used Paquin's antitubercle serum on several cases, and for me it has done all that is claimed for it.

Case 1.  —Miss G., aged 25, weight 130 pounds. January and February, 1896, suffered from an attack of la grippe; did not clear up properly. Symptoms three months later, in May, dull and pneumonic areas in right lung amounting to pectoriloquy; acute lancinating pain, purulent expectoration, continuous cough, and exaggerated and very painful tubercular pharyngitis, daily afternoon rise of temperature, excessive night sweats and most offensive diarrhea; had also two hemorrhages in June. My treatment up to this time had been the recognized standard remedies for the existing conditions. A professor of laryngology from one of our colleges in Philadelphia had seen the case and his suggestions had been faithfully carried out, with absolutely no amelioration of the trouble. Two consultants pronounced the trouble advanced tuberculosis. In July, 1896,

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