An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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Penicillin treatment of early syphilis. A preliminary report.

Vener. Dis. Inform., 24, 355-57; also in Amer. J. publ. Hlth., 33, 1387-91, 1943, 1943.

Mahoney and colleagues introduced penicillin in treatment of syphilis. This was the report of the first four cases of patients with early stages of the disease. Digital facsimile of the version published in the the American Journal of Public Health from PubMedCentral at this link.

See John Parascandola, "John Mahoney and the introduction of penicillin to treat syphilis," Pharmacy in history, 43 (2001) 3-13.



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES › Syphilis, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Antibiotics › Penicillin