In the past we have been very quiet about the use of penicillin as a 'cold cure.' There have been so many flops in that direction and as regards the extract from Lapin issued by Bristol and Co., this is just what I was afraid would happen. If this system does not develop fast organisms it would be excellent, but it would be a disaster if it bred out resistant races […]
I suppose it would be necessary to give about 50,000 units of penicillin twice a day. This would be quite expensive. If you do anything like that I shall be very glad indeed to know the result. […]"
Beiliegend: 1 Durchschlag von Dr. Storys-Brief an Fleming. 1 1/4 p., 4to, 30. Oktober 1947..