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February 1941

BRONX DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1941;43(2):419-428. doi:10.1001/archderm.1941.01490200201027

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Abstract

Early Syphilis Treated with Neoarsphenamine by the Intravenous Drip Method. Presented by Dr. Louis Chargin and Dr. William Leifer (by invitation).  J. C., a Negro aged 24, was admitted to the Mount Sinai Hospital on July 15, 1938 with a chancre of the penis. The dark field examination showed spirochetes. From July 16 until July 20, inclusive, the patient received a total dose of 4.2 Gm. of neoarsphenamine by the intravenous drip method.Serologic examinations on July 15 at the laboratory of the New York City Department of Health showed a 6 plus Wassermann reaction. At the laboratory of the United States Public Health Service the result of a Kline exclusion test was 4 plus and that of a Kline diagnostic test was 4 plus; the Kahn standard test gave a 4 plus reaction, and the result of a Kolmer complement fixation test was 44444. On July 22 the results

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