Prophylactic typhoid vaccination has won for itself a well-deserved place among the great preventive measures in medicine. This advance has been accompanied by a considerable literature on the history of the procedure, the various methods employed and the results obtained. It is not the object of this article to review the literature. The facts are easily accessible,1 and, in general, well known.
During the past two years the vaccine has been used prophylactically at the Presbyterian Hospital, New York, and it is the purpose of the present communication in reporting the results of this experience, to emphasize the facts which have seemed most important and to point out in some detail the especial effect of the vaccine on menstruation.
Stimulated by the excellent results obtained by this procedure in the United States Army and by Richardson and Spooner in the training schools of Massachusetts, the medical board
LAMB AR. EXPERIENCES WITH PROPHYLACTIC TYPHOID VACCINATION: ITS EFFECT ON MENSTRUATION. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1913;XII(5):565–577. doi:10.1001/archinte.1913.00070050082008
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