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Schick test, diphtheria and scarlet fever

Dudley, Sheldon F. Sir

Schick test, diphtheria and scarlet fever

a study in epidemiology

by Dudley, Sheldon F. Sir

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Published by H. M. Stationery off. [printed by F. Hall, University press, Oxford] in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Surgeon-Commander Sheldon F. Dudley ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC138 .D4
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL244616M
LC Control Numbercd 24000016
OCLC/WorldCa14786479

  Both Clemens von Pirquet (–), who studied serum sickness and founded and named the field of allergy, and Bela Schick (–), who developed the Schick test to assess immunity to diphtheria, made outstanding contributions to by: I 99 and counting Nonagenarian medallist s artistic life long and storied By Mel Wacks Special to COIN WORLD I first encountered gerta ries wiener when I received a.

seven cases of diphtheria. Since the discovery of the Schick test "and the preventive inocula tion against scarlet fever, that means lias been used to immunize nurses who were susceptible to scarlet fever. Before the Intro duction of the Schick test, per cent of the nurses developed scar let fever: since the introduction only per cent. Diphtheria was the most prevalent of the carrier-borne diseases ( cases), and the number of diphtheria carriers detected was correspondingly high ( cases). The presence of diphtheria and of virulent diphtheria-like organisms in wounds was frequently noted. Twenty-six cases of cerebrospinal meningitis were treated, of which 12 died. Interestingly, Clemens von Pirquet obviously observed a similar phenomenon that he described in his book ‘Serum sickness’ when he reported of a self‐experiment on Dr. v. P. who received diphtheria and scarlet fever serum in intervals of 6–10 days in the skin to test local skin reactivity and found a slow decrease in the local skin Cited by:

  Pastuszak AL, Levy M, Schick B, et al. Outcome after maternal varicella infection in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. N Engl J Med. Mar (13) Derrick CW Jr, Lord L. In utero varicella-zoster infections. South Med J. Nov. 91(11) Béla Schick conducted important studies on allergic reactions, nutrition for infants, scarlet fever, and tuberculosis, but he is best known for introducing a quick, reliable test for diphtheria. A serious contagious disease of the throat, diphtheria causes difficulty in Born: "Schick himself was of the opinion in that a negative Schick test put diphtheria out of court; but several writers have reported cases of diphtheria in which the Schick test was negative." In DR. J. GRAHAM FORBES’ book on Diphtheria; Scarlet fever and diphtheria are questionable as regards the value of prophylaxis, and reactions.


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