THE MORTALITY FROM EMPYEMA IN CHILDHOOD

J WIGHTMAN
1895 The Lancet  
1357 bove case was neither phthisical nor a hasmophiliac. There t is strong evidence to prove that the disease was conveyed B through the milk-supply coming from an infected house B where there were four cases of typhoid fever. The milk was c not boiled before use, and a second inmate of the patient's t house also contracted enteric fever. Some others to whom a the milk had been supplied were protected by previous < attacks ; in other cases the milk was regularly boiled. In t these latter no
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