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Westboro, Mass., Dec. 24, 1900.
To the Editor:
I send herewith a letter recently received which may be interesting to your readers. I thought this communication would inform the medical profession that if there is anything of value in goat-blood serum it can be obtained through regular channels and at a moderate price. By reference to Abbott's "Bacteriology" any physician can prepare his own serum very readily. The expense of a healthy young goat is only about three dollars. W. T. Parker, M.D.
W. T. Parker, M.D., Westboro:
—We have before us your esteemed communication of the 26th inst., advising us to place a goat-blood serum upon the market as a substitute for the goat lymph which is being so extensively advertised as a remedy for chronic diseases. In reply we beg to say that while we do not mention in our catalogue a serum of this kind, we are
Goat Lymph.. JAMA. 1901;XXXVI(2):119. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470020047018
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