Germain Decroix

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Two hundred and nineteen patients with resected lung carcinoma were randomized 3 weeks after surgery between two treatment arms: a control group (110 cases) and an immunotherapy group (109 cases). The immunostimulant was a nonviable saprophytic mycobacterium, M. smegmatis, given monthly by subcutaneous injection in four sites. The two groups were equivalent(More)
Five out of 200 patients taking rifampicin 900 mg twice weekly and three out of 91 patients taking rifampicin who attended an immunology clinic developed intolerance to the drug. Antibodies to rifampicin, which were found in most cases, decreased steadily after the end of treatment but were detectable for up to 16 months. The dose of rifampicin and the(More)