Experimental observations on the aetiology of rheumatic fever.

  title={Experimental observations on the aetiology of rheumatic fever.},
  author={Florence McKeown},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  volume={28 315},
In spite of continued research the pathogenesis of rheumatic fever remains a problem of much complexity. In the pursuit of its aetiology during the past 60 years, intensive bacteriological studies have been carried out, metabolic disturbances have been considered, allergic mechanisms have been incriminated, the role of heredity, dietary deficiency and a… CONTINUE READING