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August 11, 1906

Hay-Fever Treatment by Dunbar's Remedies (Pollantin).

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(6):447. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02520060051015

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Abstract

Baltimore, Aug. 5, 1906.

To the Editor:  —Permit me to endorse Dr. Ingals' report of results with pollantin, published in The Journal, August 4, page 376. I summarized the literature and claims of hay-fever antitoxin in the Maryland Medical Journal, August, 1904. This article was misquoted and exploited in the lay press in favor of the serum. I wrote to Messrs. Fritche & Bros. and told them that my actual experience with the powder was practically a failure and that at an early opportunity I should collect these cases and send them to The Journal. Other matters more pressing have prevented me. When I saw Dr. Ingals' letter I hastily examined ten histories of those who had conscientiously tried pollantin. Eight were absolutely not improved, one claimed some benefit, and the other said he was free from attacks on some days and not on others.

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