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July 4, 1896

THE USE OF ANTITOXIN IN THE TREATMENT OF DIPHTHERIA AND MEMBRANOUS CROUP.WITH A COLLECTIVE REPORT OF ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-TWO CASES.

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TERRE HAUTE, IND.

JAMA. 1896;XXVII(1):7-11. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430790007001b

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Abstract

During the year 1894, there were reported to the Board of Health at Terre Haute, Ind., 233 cases diagnosed as diphtheria. Of this number 102 were males and 131 females. There were 39 deaths recorded as due to the disease. During the same period, 19 cases were reported to the Secretary of the County Board of Health, in the county outside of the city, of which number 9 were males and 10 females, with 6 deaths, making a total number of cases reported for the county 252, and the total number of deaths 45.

During the year 1895, there were reported for the city 182 cases, of which number 79 were males and 103 females, with 23 deaths. For the same period in the county outside of the city, 11 cases of which 7 were males and 4 females, with 6 deaths, making the total number for the county of

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