1. Gas gangrene and gas infections must be diagnosed early if good results are to be obtained.
2. The multiplicity of anaerobic organisms, with variation in the clinical picture, must be remembered.
3. With the judicious use of polyvalent gas-gangrene antitoxin and surgery, the mortality in such cases should be reduced to approximately 15 per cent.
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