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April 8, 1899


JAMA. 1899;XXXII(14):746-751. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.92450410006002a

It is very probable that in the future the serum of geese will prove to be a very efficient toxin-carrier Injections (intraperitoneal) of high doses of TBET, etc. (from human tuberculosis) act in them, stimulating to a much higher degree; antitoxin is readily produced and accumulated. I shall report as to my experiments in this line, as well as a series of experiments with the serum of a number of immunized horses, in another paper. I will only mention here that I can fully substantiate my former conclusions by repeated investigations, although I must admit that a number of animals reported on in my previous paper afterward died; some of them succumbed to a very slow form of tuberculosis, while others died from intercurrent diseases, mostly intestinal adhesions and constrictions following the injections. Still, a great number have survived until today, and have repeatedly propagated and given life to several

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