Benedict F. Massell
Publisher: Boston Medical Library in the Countway Library of Medicine; 1 edition (August 1, 1997)
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it is a old overview of the advance of our wisdom of the scientific photograph, etiology, pathogenesis, and prevention of rheumatic fever and rheumatic middle affliction during the last 4 centuries. Benedict Massell examines the main contributions of either clinicians and investigators to our present realizing of rheumatic fever as a separate illness shape. Elucidating many evidence approximately this dread disorder, Massell examines the common epidemics in education camps in the course of international battle II, discusses our growing to be knowing of the pathogenesis and mechanisms wherein streptococcal infections reason the ailment, and exhibits the $64000 development made in prevention by using penicillin and different antibiotics. He features a dialogue of the numerous difficulties which may prevent our knowing and keep watch over of this affliction, in addition to contemporary promising advancements within the explanation of the molecular constitution of the streptococcal protein and the potential program of this knowledge to the improvement of a secure and potent vaccine for the prevention of streptococcal an infection.