Snodgrass WR, Anderson T (1937)

Prontosil in the treatment of erysipelas: a controlled series of 312 cases. BMJ 2:101-104.
Thomas Anderson and William Snodgrass undertook a series of controlled trials showing the effects of sulphonamide in a variety of infectious diseases.

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