Keywords: pellagra

The Transmissibility of Pellagra: Experimental Attempts at Transmission to the Human Subject

The Transmissibility of Pellagra: Experimental Attempts at Transmission to the Human Subject


Joseph Goldberger

ISBN: 00946214
Year of publication: 1916

PUBLIC HEALTH REPORTS VOL. 31 NOVEMBER 17, 1916. No. 46 THE TRANSMISSIBILITY OF PELLAGRA. EXPERIMENTAL ATTEMPTS AT TRANSMISSION TO THE HUMAN SUBJECT. By Joseph Goldbeeger, Surgeon, United States Public Health Service. There is a very widely held belief, at least in the United States, that pellagra is a communicable disease. The evidence in support of this is almost wholly indirect and consists, in the main, of certain analogies to infectious diseases presented by some features of its ...

Keywords: controlled experiment Pellagra Transmissibility