1921
Volume s1-7, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Summary

  • 1.  The serum of 5 patients and 1 guinea pig after recovery from leptospiral jaundice (Weil's disease) gave positive Pfeiffer reactions and protected guinea pigs against and .
  • 2.  A series of titrations showed that these 6 immune sera were essentially equal in their effects against these 2 strains of leptospira.
  • 3.  From an etiological standpoint is a synonym of .
  • 4.  If the serum of a patient convalescent from an attack of acute infectious jaundice gives positive Pfeiffer reactions with protection of guinea pigs against either or , the diagnosis of leptospiral jaundice (Weil's disease) is justified. Negative reactions are consistent with the diagnosis of yellow fever.

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