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THE NEGLECT TO PROVIDE FOR THE INFANT IN THE ANTITUBERCULOSIS PROGRAM

ALFRED F. HESS, M.D.
JAMA. 1914;LXIII(25):2176-2178. doi:10.1001/jama.1914.02570250006002.
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In the warfare against tuberculosis we should consider ourselves particularly fortunate in possessing full knowledge of the cause of the disease which we have to combat and a fairly complete knowledge of its mode of transmission. Probably the greatest advance which has been accomplished in this field during the past few years has been our clearer conception in regard to the time of life when infection takes place—the realization that tuberculosis is contracted to a large extent in early childhood. This brief report is written from this point of view, with the purpose of raising the question whether we are making use of this new knowledge— whether our methods of prophylaxis have advanced or have been reconstructed to harmonize with it. We know not only that infection occurs during early childhood, but that it occurs frequently in infancy, and that the younger the child the graver the prognosis of the

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