Alfred J. Vignec

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Many attempts have been made to recover the virus of poliomyelitis from extra-neural sources in human beings, but notwithstanding repeated efforts positive results have been extremely few and consistent results have never been obtained. The importance of finding means to achieve this consistency in positive results is obvious, for when this objective is(More)
1. The detection of the virus of poliomyelitis in 10 stools from 8 individuals is reported. All were in relation to epidemic poliomyelitis and 7 of them represented well recognized forms of the disease. The positive stools were distributed among 56 specimens collected from 53 persons in the first 4 weeks of illness. 2. The ease of detection of virus was(More)