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September 25, 1897

Antistreptococcic Serum in the Mixed Infection of Tuberculosis.

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(13):656. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440390046013

New York, Sept. 16, 1897.

To the Editor:  —Your issue of September 11, contains the very interesting article on "Streptococcic Infection and Marmorek's Serum," by Geo. W. Cox, M.D., of Chicago. In the discussion following the reading of the paper, Dr. Cox states that there is no work on the subject that he knows of, except his communication.May I take the liberty to call his attention to some experimental and clinical work done in that line by myself over a year and a quarter ago? The results of these experiments I communicated to the Academy of Medicine of New York at its meeting of Jan. 21, 1897, in a paper entitled "The Hygienic, Educational and Symptomatic Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis," which subsequently appeared in the Medical Record of February 13.Three years ago, when I began visiting the European sanatoriums for consumptives for the purpose of studying this phase