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Combined estimation of tetanus and diphtheria antitoxin in human sera by the in vitro Toxin Binding Inhibition (ToBI) test.
Cinchona (and then purified quinine) won ready acceptance, as did the diphtheria antitoxin developed by Emile Roux in the 1890s, because, Ackerman argues, they demonstrably worked; there was even some popular demand in the later decades for disinfection services, in part, she suggests, because the treatment of infected bedding killed vermin.
001 units/ml of diphtheria antitoxin in pre-immunization serum, 50% had antitoxin concentrations of 0.
An Alaskan outbreak in 1925 set the stage for the "Great Race of Mercy" that included 20 mushers and 150 dogs carrying diphtheria antitoxin over 674 miles in record time to save a community.
In addition to the potential for missed or late diagnoses, in areas where diphtheria is not endemic, diphtheria antitoxin treatment is not always available, which can have serious consequences.
Because the patient's condition was stable and no severe complications occurred during her hospital stay, she was not given diphtheria antitoxin.

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