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ON THE PURPOSE OF LEAD-INS

EARL B. RUBELL, M.D.
Am J Dis Child. 1961;101(3):401-402. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1961.04020040129017.
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To the Editor:—I am taking this occasion to write to you in reference to the article Prevention of Type Specific Immunity to Streptococcal Infections Due to the Therapeutic Use of Penicillin by Burtis Breese and his pals in the September, 1960 issue of the American Journal of Diseases of Children. I'm particularly referring to comments in the editorial prologue to the article in which the editors state: (1) that it is possible to practice pediatrics without treating every respiratory infection with antibiotics, (2) that they tackle the problems of recurrent attacks of β-hemolytic streptococcus infection, (3) the influence of penicillin on immunity to such infections in later life.

The editors conclude, "penicillin mongers should read this." This editorial comment preceding the article would lead one to the conclusion that the article condemns the use of penicillin in the presence of β-hemolytic streptococcus infections and that such use is adversly

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