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Definitions of ELLERMANN-ERLANDSEN METHOD
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1. Simultaneous inoculation with a series of tuberculin dilutions of known strength in order to determine the weakest dilution to which the patient will react, this being calculated by measurement of the size of the resulting papules. 2. A method of examination of tuberculous sputum by treating it with sodium carbonate and caustic soda.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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- A predisposition to interstitial subcutaneous serous or fibrinous infiltrations; subjects suffer from swollen lymph nodes, thickening of tongue, pruritus, seborrhea, gastric and cardiac crises; the condition is aggravated by pilocarpine, but favorably affected atropine adrenalin.