Use of streptomycin in the treatment of bacterial endocarditis

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      Results of treatment of eighteen cases of bacterial endocarditis with streptomycin are presented and discussed. Eight patients appear at present to be cured. Indications for the use of streptomycin in bacterial endocarditis are considered and tentative recommendations for treatment made.
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