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May 3, 1902

BLACKWATER (HEMOGLOBINURIC) FEVER, WITH A REPORT OF TWO FATAL CASES OCCURRING IN THE U. S. A. MILITARY HOSPITALS AT MANILA, P. I.

Author Affiliations

Captain and Assistant-Surgeon, U. S. Vols.; Member of the Board of United States Army Medical Officers Appointed to Investigate the Diseases of the Philippine Islands.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(18):1130-1135. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.62480180008001b
Abstract

Case 1.  —Charles E. B., private, H Company, 12th U. S. Infantry; age, 27; service, 3½ years; born in Pennsylvania; admitted to First Reserve Hospital, Manila, P. I., 5 p. m., Nov. 9, 1901.History: Arrived in Philippine Islands with troops March. 1899; was in good health at this time and remained so until January, 1901, when he had chills and fever of moderate severity, which were controlled by quinin. He has had no chills or fever for some months.Present Illness: This man was performing duty up to within two days of admission to the First Reserve Hospital. He came from Tarlac, Luzon, November 9 (the day of admission to hospital) to await transportation to the United States, time of service drawing to a close. The corporal who brought him to the hospital states that patient was slightly jaundiced at time of leaving Tarlac. Jaundice increased on way to

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