L. A. JULIANELLE
That Friedländer's bacillus may be the cause of massive infections of the lung was first pointed out in 1882 when its discoverer assigned to it the chief etiological rôle1 in the pathogenesis of lobar pneumonia. The expansiveness of this conclusion immediately precipitated a controversy2 which at the present time seems unnecessarily acrimonious since the statement erred not so much in principle as in accuracy, requiring, therefore, merely modification, and not rejection as recommended on the ground that the organism is involved in pneumonia only in the capacity of a secondary invader. It was Weichselbaum3 who subsequently clarified the dispute when
JULIANELLE LA. THE PNEUMONIA OF FRIEDLÄNDER'S BACILLUS1. Ann Intern Med. ;15:190–206. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-2-190
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(2):190-206.
Infectious Disease, Pneumonia, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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