The St. Louis Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 75

The St. Louis Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 75 : July-December, 1898 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The St. Louis Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 75: July-December, 1898 Therefore no one can trace the origin of any germ disease any more than he can trace back through the centuries the origin of any particular variation of the original bacillus. Here are a few examples of change produced by certain condi tions of life. The Aymaras and Tucas of Peru, living in close association in their journeys, copulating with the female llama, contracted a disease, supposed to be syphilis, transmitted ever afterwards in America from man to man. Chinamen, living in close proximity to rats, and feeding on them, contract bubonic plague, a disease peculiar to the rat family. This also is eventually transmitted from man to man. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 364 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19mm | 485g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 26 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243233973
  • 9780243233977