Anatoxins and Anatoxic Immunizations—Diphtheria and Tetanus Immunizations: Results of Thirty Years' Application in the World.
This booklet is a review of the development of the anatoxins of diphtheria and tetanus by their discoverer, G. Ramon. It is these anatoxins, now called toxoids, that are used throughout the world today. Their use has practically eliminated diphtheria and tetanus in immunized peoples.
The author begins his review with the discovery of diphtheria toxin by Emile Roux, in 1888, and proceeds through the development of diphtheria antitoxin and the toxin-antitoxin mixture. His own...