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September 24, 1898


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JAMA. 1898;XXXI(13):687-688. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.92450130009002a

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At the forty-seventh annual meeting of the South Carolina Medical Association, held in April, 1897, I had the pleasure of making a detailed report of cases of tuberculosis treated with antitubercle serum (Paquin); this report was afterward published in the New York Medical Journal of June 26, 1897. In this paper I shall endeavor to add to that report by giving my conclusions as drawn from a three years' experience with this serum. I shall try to point out when to use it and when not to use it; also that it is not a specific, but a treatment of inestimable value when used in conjunction with good climate, diet, etc.

A careful observer can not fail to notice that one by one the diseases which in years gone by have produced the greatest mortality are now slowly but surely yielding to science and scientific treatment. This is all the

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