A New Diphtheria Antitoxin

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    A RECENT number of the Archives des Sciences Biologiques, issued by the Imperial Institute of Experimental Medicine in St. Petersburg, contains a highly important communication from Dr. Smirnow, on a new method of obtaining a diphtheria antitoxin of great therapeutic value. For the last three years Dr. Smirnow has been working on this subject, and the present memoir places experiments, which before were only in a tentative stage, on what now appears to be a sound and practical basis.

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