STATUS OF THERAPY BY ANTIGONOCOCCUS SERUM, GONOCOCCUS BACTERIN AND PYOCYANEUS BACTERIN

BENJAMIN A. THOMAS
1910 Journal of the American Medical Association  
The question has arisen in the minds of many of the medical profession, not only throughout the United States, but abroad as well, first, whether or not immun¬ ization by bacterins (bacterial vaccines), including tuberculin and .serums, is actually valuable and prac¬ tical for the general practitioner, or whether this method of therapeusis is still a matter of empiricism ; second, whether these therapeutic agents in the pharma¬ ceutical market to-day are safe and trustworthy, or whether they
more » ... , like so many proprietary preparations of modern medicine, either wholly or partly inert, or, on the other hand, dangerously potent. ANTIGONOCOCCUS SERUM AND GONOCOCCUS BACTERIN As to the value of treatment of gonorrheal infections by one or both of these agents, depending on the partic¬ ular affection in a given case, there can be no doubt. The experiences of Rogers and Torrey, Swinburne,
doi:10.1001/jama.1910.92550300001001f fatcat:htrwbcfjbnc7jc6juzptqtky6y