Drug toxicity findings and no action taken

  • F. W. Wolff
Conference paper
Part of the Archives of Toxicology book series (TOXICOLOGY, volume 17)


In 1634 Fabricius Hildanus, town physician at Bern, stated “I find it my duty to think and complain against the lying false chemists and rascals that are the destroyer of man… the physician should have known about the property of the drug… (Hildanus 1963).


Toxicity Test Lactic Acidosis Nucleoside Analogue United States Food Reaction Reporting 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. W. Wolff
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  1. 1.Department of MedicineThe George Washington University, School of MedicineUSA

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