If we wait until the disease develops, the antitoxin is of no value.
This antitoxin should be administered only by a competent veterinarian.
Meanwhile the bacteriologists are steadily at work on a vaccine or antitoxin.
We have no antitoxin and no bacteriologic means of positive diagnosis.
The antitoxin has been found, and it is applied successfully.
Rashes are produced in about one-third of the cases, and are attributable to the antitoxin.
Take a thousand cases now, treated with antitoxin; how many of them die?
Nearly the same thing might be said of antitoxin for diphtheria.
The bacillus remains after the use of antitoxin just as if antitoxin had not been used.
And in three minutes he had given all four an antitoxin injection.