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Diptheria [sic]

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Published by [s.n.] in San Francisco .
Written in English


  • Diphtheria,
  • Asphyxia Neonatorum

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Edition Notes

Other titlesEsay on diphtheria, with cases.
Statementby David Wooster
ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26290250M

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Diphtheria Definition Diphtheria is a potentially fatal, contagious disease that usually involves the nose, throat, and air passages but may also infect the skin. Its most striking feature is the formation of a grayish membrane covering the tonsils and upper part of the throat. Diphtheria is a serious infection caused by strains of bacteria called Corynebacterium diphtheriae that make toxin (poison). It can lead to difficulty breathing, heart failure, paralysis, and even death. CDC recommends vaccines for infants, children, teens, and adults to prevent diphtheria. Diphtheria is an infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Signs and symptoms may vary from mild to severe. They usually start two to five days after exposure. Symptoms often come on fairly gradually, beginning with a sore throat and fever. In severe cases, a grey or white patch develops in the throat. APA citation style: Federal Art Project, S. Milk truckers do not! pick up milk at farms where there are cases of diphtheria, scarlet fever, infantile paralysis, spinal meningitis, smallpox, typhoid Report all cases on your route to .Food and Drug Administration , None. [Ohio: wpa art program, between and ] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

Diptheria [sic]: its nature, history, causes, prevention, and treatment on hygienic principles: with a resumé of the various theories and practices of the medical profession 1; Hand-book of hygienic practice: intended as a practical guide for the sick room, arranged alphabetically, with an appendix illustrative of the hygeio-therapeutic. It is thought by aged persons, who remember this sickness, that it was the same form as that now known by the name of ‘diptheria [sic].’ Between Febru , and Decem of the same year, fourteen children died, mostly of the same complaint, making fifty-nine deaths of children in . The Roanoke Leader (Randolph County, Alabama), 29 Nov , p.1 – News was received by Roanoke relatives Saturday that Mr. WEATHERS was seriously ill, having contracted diptheria [sic] from his children. His father, Gen. B. F. Weathers was returning from a visit to Montgomery, but was intercepted by the news in Opelika [Lee Co., AL], and. Trall, R. T. (Russell Thacher), Diptheria [sic]: its nature, history, causes, prevention, and treatment on hygienic principles: with a resumé of the various theories and practices of the medical profession / (New York: Miller, Wood, []) (page images at HathiTrust).

[Charles C. Dolph, Branford, CT. Enlisted 3 September and was mustered-in a private soldier, Company D, 7th Connecticut Infantry, on 5 September ] Do you know the Dolphs that live near you? Well, their son, who belongs to Co. D, got news that his wife, and two children and sister had all died of diptheria [sic].   Diphtheria is a disease caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae. It’s transmitted in much the same way as the common cold—through respiratory droplets from coughing or sneezing, either through direct inhalation or from touching a contaminated object. I occasionally provide links to books or products on While I do. Diphtheria definition, a febrile, infectious disease caused by the bacillus Corynebacterium diphtheriae, and characterized by the formation of a false membrane in the air .   Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. Murphy TV, Slade BA, Broder KR, Kretsinger K, Tiwari T, Joyce PM, et al. Prevention of pertussis, tetanus, and diphtheria among pregnant and postpartum women and their infants recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).