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April 2, 1898

Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis.

JAMA. 1898;XXX(14):803-804. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02440660051011

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Santa Clara, Cal., March 22, 1898.

To the Editor:  —I am well pleased with the results of my letter on "Oxytuberculin," published in The Journal, Feb. 19, 1898, p. 446. It is bringing out much more in the way of facts than I could have hoped for.I am obliged to Dr. Beattie for the information that seven physicians out of 120 regular physicians in the county have used "oxytuberculin." I presume that the "(or more)" which follows the "seven," may be assigned to the forces of the irregulars until the "(or more)" materialize. I think that it argues remarkably well for the intelligence of the profession of this county that only seven physicians have been credulous enough regarding "oxytuberculin" to use it, especially when living within but a few miles of the place of its production.In regard to the case of asthma alluded to in my letter, I

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