SAMUEL S. ALTSHULER, A.B., M.D.; LUCY DELL HENRY, B.Sc.
Much difference of opinion exists as to the causative organism or organisms of epidemic influenza. The general belief is that it is caused by the influenza bacillus, although many authorities are of the opinion that while this organism may be related to the infection, it is not the primary cause. With the development of our knowledge of the wide variety of clinical entities produced by the streptococci, different authorities have recently suggested that these organisms may be responsible for this disease. An opportunity was offered us during the recent influenza epidemic at Ann Arbor (Nov. 1928 to Feb. 1929), to
ALTSHULER SS, HENRY LD. Relation of Streptococci to Influenza1. Ann Intern Med. 1929;3:371–377. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-4-371
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(4):371-377.
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