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sal·var·san

 (săl′vər-săn′)
n.
The drug arsphenamine.

[Originally a trademark.]

salvarsan

(ˈsælvəˌsæn)
n
(Pharmacology) a medicine containing arsenic
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It took almost twenty years of research into his "magic bullet" thesis; but in 1910 Hoechst AG began marketing Salvarsan as a cure, not just a treatment but a cure, for syphilis--a contagious diseases that had plagued humankind for centuries.
For 20 years, Salvarsan and Neosalvarsan were the only chemotherapy for bacterial infections.
The first effective drug used to treat syphilis 6 Salvarsan
4] Similarly, Salvarsan (Arsphenamide) name was given by Paul Ehrlich in 1907 that means an arsenic for salvation of human.
Only a few persons within the larger health community at the time openly doubted the effectiveness of salvarsan and neosalvarsan treatments and Wasserman results.
An anti-Semite may forego being cured of an ugly disease by the employment of the "Jewish" drug Salvarsan and have recourse to a less efficacious remedy.
El uso de compuestos organicos (extracto de algunas plantas) para el tratamiento de enfermedades infecciosas se conoce desde la antiguedad, sin embargo, el inicio de la historia de los antibioticos puede ser considerado a inicios del siglo XX con el hallazgo de Rudolf von Emmerich, bacteriologo aleman que logro aislar una sustancia capaz de destruir a los microorganismos causantes del colera y la difteria, aunque sin exito en su aplicacion en el ser humano; o bien, la aportacion de Paul Erlich con el salvarsan para el tratamiento de la sifilis.
medico aleman, probo por primera vez en seres humanos el salvarsan para tratar la sifilis) tuvo su gran desarrollo en las decadas de 1950 a 1970, con el uso generalizado de la penicilina y la produccion de nuevos antibioticos, que sustituian sin problema a los que habian generado resistencia en bacterias,
Neither used Salvarsan and they had no access to laboratories.
There had been, however, some movement regarding organic mental illness in Europe and America in the second half of the 19th century--newly discovered salvarsan was the hope for neurosyphilis, but it proved to be ineffective in chronic infections.
73) Salvarsan had to be injected weekly for up to a year (10) and had "serious adverse consequences (including death).