Table 3

Mortality during or soon following treatment of neurosyphilis with Plasmodium vivax (1920s and 1930s)

ClinicStrainNo. of patients treatedNo. (%) of patients who diedReference
St. Elizabeth, Washington, DCSt. Elizabeth1,01234 (3.4) 45
Mayo Clinic, USASt. Elizabeth1005(5.0) 49
Mayo Clinic, USASt. Elizabeth98424 (2.4) 49
Cleveland City Hospital, USANot specified58074 (13) 50
King's Park Hospital, NY, USANot specified1008 (8.0) 51
Survey of many clinics, USAVarious and not specified8,354448 (5.4) 52
Whittington County Mental Hospital, UKNot specified22529 (13) 53
Hanwell Mental Hospital, UKNot specified363 (8) 54
Meagher Report, UKNot specified1,532135 (9) 55
Caldwell Report, UKNot specified57963(11) 41
Winnick Mental Hospital, UKNot specified24567 (27) 46
Horton Mental Hospital, UKMadagascar37652(14) 43
Various clinics, NetherlandsMadagascar80762 (7.7)Verhave, submitted