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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Lesch, John E. [date]

The first miracle drugs : how the sulfa drugs transformed medicine / John E. Lesch. p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN-13 978-0-19-518775-5 ISBN 0-19-518775-X

1. Sulphonamides—Therapeutic use—History. 2. Antibacterial agents—History. I. Title.

[DNLM: 1. Sulfonamides—history. 2. Bacterial Infections—drug therapy. 3. History, 20th Century. 4. Sulfonamides—therapeutic use. QV 265 L625f 2006] RM666.S88L47 2006 615'.32938—dc22 2005036136

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