CDC Report on Findings from the U.S. Public Health Service Sexually Transmitted Disease Inoculation Study of 1946–1948, Based on Review of Archived Papers of John Cutler, MD, at the University of Pittsburgh

TitleCDC Report on Findings from the U.S. Public Health Service Sexually Transmitted Disease Inoculation Study of 1946–1948, Based on Review of Archived Papers of John Cutler, MD, at the University of Pittsburgh
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2010
Corporate AuthorsUnited States, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
PublisherUnited States, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsHuman Research Subjects , Informed Consent , MEDICINE , SCIENCE , Vulnerable Populations
AbstractThis is a detailed report of a research project funded by the U.S. Public Health Service Venereal Disease Research Laboratory from 1946-1948. Collaborating with a number of government agencies in Guatemala, this study involved the deliberate exposure of human subjects with bacteria that cause sexually transmitted diseases. The report outlines the findings from the archival papers of Dr. Cutler discusses the details of the study and the violations of informed consent that happened during this period.
URLhttp://www.hhs.gov/1946inoculationstudy/std_inoc_study.pdf
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