The First Use of Penicillin in the United States

@article{Grossman2008TheFU,
  title={The First Use of Penicillin in the United States},
  author={Charles M. Grossman},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={149},
  pages={135-136}
}
  • C. Grossman
  • Published 15 July 2008
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
The first dose of penicillin given in the United States was administered at YaleNew Haven Hospital on 12 March 1942 to a patient dying of septicemia. As a young Yale house officer, I found myself involved in what few of us then realized was a very profound sequence of events. It was my ninth month of service, and I was an acting assistant resident. On the private floor of the YaleNew Haven Isolation Building, a very ill 33-year-old patient had -hemolytic streptococcal sepsis. She had run a… 
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