Written history of Erysipelas bacterial infection in 1906 in Towanda
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Written history by Mary Etta 'Lillian' Peterson Michael, about her parents, George W. and Mary E. Peterson, who contracted Erysipelas, a type of bacterial skin infection caused by A Streptococcus that was a life-threatening disease. The story recounted their treatment and subsequent recovery.
Erysipelas, 1906 chapter from Autobiography of Mary Etta Lillian Peterson Michael compiled December, 1989, pages 37-38. One day my father, George W. Peterson, came home for dinner from his work as clerk at Cash & Lormor's Grocery Store and showed us a small pimple on the back of his hand, which he said was very sore. When he came home in the evening the pimple has spread into a rash, so he went to the village doctor who told him it was Erysipelas...
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- Written history of Erysipelas bacterial infection in 1906 in Towanda. 1906. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/tdl/id/1106. (Accessed December 15, 2018.)
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- (1906) Written history of Erysipelas bacterial infection in 1906 in Towanda. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://www.idaillinois.org/cdm/ref/collection/tdl/id/1106
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