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Jochmann's serum

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Serum from immunized horses used in the treatment of epidemic meningitis.

Description

In the beginning of the last century Jochmann in Germany and Simon Flexner (1863-1946) in the United States introduced serum therapy for epidemic meningitis with serum from immunized horses.

Bibliography

  • G. Jochmann:
    Versuche zur Serodiagnostik und Serotherapie der epidemischen Genickstarre.
    Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift, 1906, 1: 788-793.
  • S. Flexner:
    The results of the serum treatment in thirteen hundred cases of epidemic meningitis.
    The Journal of Experimental Medicine, New York, 1913, 17: 553-576.

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