Treatment of Blackwater Fever

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  • McCormick Hospital, Chiengmai, Siam


Two series of cases were treated. In the first series, treated more or less empirically, there were 8 deaths and 37 relapses in 41 cases. In the second series treated with neo-arsphenamine and more emphasis on alkalization and fluid by hypodermoclysis there were no deaths and only 2 relapses, the cases having been followed for two or three years.