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Diphtheria

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1 KASUGA, Tadayoshi, Yasukiyo NAKASE, Koi UKISHIMA, & Kuniyoshi TAKATSU. "Studies on haemophilus pertussis. Part I. Antigen structure of H. pertussis and its phases." with: "Studies on haemophilus pertussis. Part II. Resistance of each antigen to heat, alcohol and HCI."
Offprint from: Kitasato Archives of Experimental Medicine, Vol. XXVI, No. 2-3, (1953). 1953 Signed
257 x 162 mm. 4to. (121)-141 pp. Tables, figs.; AUTHOR’S CORRECTIONS IN TEXT. Printed wrappers. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY TADAYOSHI KASUGA on top cover. Very good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 [Diphtheria] Unknown author. On Diphtheria & A Case of Aortic Aneurism.
Birmingham: Josiah Allen, Jun. (printer), no date [ca. 1862]. 1862 
8vo. 16 pp. Quarter red cloth, marbled wrappers. Very good. Rare. Diphtheria was a major problem in America, and ?after 1850 the disease became common in large cities and, in the 1870s, 2,000 children died of diphtheria each year in New York City.? A Brief History of Disease, Science & Medicine, Michael T. Kennedy. 
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3 [Diptheria]. Memoirs on diphtheria. From the writings of Bretonneau, Guersant, Trousseau, Bouchut, Empis and Daviot. Selected and translated by Robert Hunter Semple. With a bibliographical appendix, by John Chatto.
London: New Sydenham Society, 1859. 1859 
223 x 148 mm. 8vo. [vi], 407 pp. Bibliog., index; blue pencil marginalia. Blind- and gilt-stamped brown cloth; small hole in spine. Very good. This anthology of writing on diphtheria contains contributions by major medical authors on the subject. "Bretonneau showed that croup, malignant angina, and ‘scorbutic gangrene of the gums’ were all the same disease, for which he suggested the term ‘diphtheritis.’" See: Garrison and Morton 5053. "Trousseau popularized tracheotomy" for croup. See: Garrison and Morton 5054. 
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