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Am J Dis Child. 1912;IV(4):229-233. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1912.04100220034004.
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The condition of which I shall speak as intestinal toxemia of the new-born is, I am inclined to think, not at all an uncommon one. All who have much to do with the new-born infant must be more or less familiar with it. The text-books, however, either do not refer to it at all or so casually that the reference is very likely to be overlooked. This is probably because the writers have considered it too simple a matter to describe or because they have described it under other names or in connection with other diseases. The majority of the cases of what I have considered to be examples of this condition which I have seen in consultation have, however, been mistaken for other diseases.

I shall base my description of the symptomatology of this condition on the cases which have recovered, as none of the babies which have died


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