The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 18, Issue 7, pp 215–216 | Cite as

The importance of liver in the dietary for tuberculosis

  • J. Gershon-Cohen


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    A supplement of liver broth equivalent to a half-pound of beef liver was given daily to a small group of tuberculous patients.

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    The individual weight gain in this group was almost twice that in a control group.

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    No other beneficial effect was noted clinically during a test period of three months.

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    Weight gains were observed in patients getting streptomycin and liver, while loss in weight occurred in patients getting streptomycin alone.



Tuberculosis Gastric Juice Brucellosis Pernicious Anemia Liver Protein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Gershon-Cohen
    • 1
  1. 1.Eagleville

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