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January 16, 1892


JAMA. 1892;XVIII(3):86. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411070026008

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—The first installment of the purified tuberculin, prepared by Klebs, of Zurich, has been received by Dr. Rachel, of New York City. It will be used at once in the treatment of some cases of tuberculosis in a private hospital conducted by Dr. Rachel. This " tuberculocidin " is stated to be an attenuated form of Koch's lymph, and is relatively free from the "reaction fever." The name tuberculocidin was given by Klebs to this preparation of his, to signify that it has the power to destroy the bacillus of tuberculosis to an even greater extent than the tuberculin of Koch, and to have an even wider range of therapeutic activity.

TheMedical Fortnightly, of St. Louis, Dr. Bransford Lewis, Editor and Publisher, and The Doctor's Weekly, of New York, Dr. Ferd. King, Editor and Publisher, make their début with the advent of the new year. The appearance of both publications is

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