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In a study of tubercle bacilli isolated from children, 190 strains recovered from both medical and surgical cases were dentified. Of these, 160 strains proved to be of human variety, and 30 strains, recovered from 20 different patients, proved to be of bovine origin. In the majority of cases from which the human type was recovered, a history of contact to open pulmonary tuberculosis was obtained, and in a certain proportion of the surgical cases there was evidence of tracheobronchial or pulmonary tuberculosis, demonstrable on physical examination or X-ray. All these children reacted to tuberculin. Thirty strains of bovine tubercle
The Incidence of Bovine Tuberculosis in Children.. Ann Intern Med. 1930;4:101–102. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-1-101_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1930;4(1):101-102.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections.
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