1921
Volume 8, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
USD

Abstract

This volume contains the Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Symposium on Antibiotics held in the Fall of the year in Washington, D. C. It is, in 1,100 pages, a repository of much information about antibiotics, some new, some old, some of high quality and much of it pedestrian. There are papers on sulfonamides, nitrofurans, quaternary compounds, salicylic derivatives, oleandomycin, triacetyloleandomycin, penicillin G, penicillin V, spiramycin, tetracycline, chlortetracycline, oxytetracycline, leucomycin, erythromycin, propionyl erythromycin, novobiocin, ristocetin, kanamycin, vancomycin, amphotericin B, and others. There is a series of papers on antitumor antibiotics.

Because of the size and scope of the Symposium itself, it has been difficult over the years to separate wheat from chaff. We find such hard-to-excuse papers as one which deals with sensitivity studies of antibiotics but does not define sensitivity and resistance as conceived by the author, a provocative study of the treatment of the common cold by “two tablets” without a statement as to the size of the tablets, and similar careless presentation of material.

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.1959.8.730
1959-11-01
2017-11-21
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

http://instance.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.1959.8.730
Loading

Most Cited This Month

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error