Current Comment

1914 Journal of the American Medical Association  
such arguments, and the stubborn denial of the toxicity of the drug has encouraged its careless administration. The arguments advanced by Wechselmann will be to the thoughtful reader a warning against the indiscriminate use of a remedy that has proved itself dangerous if handled without due caution. Current Comment AN EASY TEST FOR SUSCEPTIBILITY TO DIPHTHERIA In many persons the blood normally contains diph¬ theria antitoxins in readily demonstrable quantities. This is the case in about 80 per
more » ... ase in about 80 per cent, of the new-born, 90 per cent, of adults and from 50 to 60 per cent, of
doi:10.1001/jama.1914.02560400044024 fatcat:bhg4uqg7hff5nb4eyniu6vlsgy