JOHN E. LEACH, M.D.; FRED G. MEDINGER, M.D.
That Micrococcus tetragenus infections are rare is evidenced by the fact that relatively few cases have been reported in the American literature, and that Reimann, reviewing the foreign journals up until 1935, recorded a total of only 170 cases. During the past five years three cases2, 3, 4 have been reported in American journals and an equally small number from Europe. The infrequency of the infection is further shown by the fact that all the reports are concerned with one to three cases with the exception of two mild separate epidemics1 affecting 70 soldiers during the World War, 1914-1919. The
LEACH JE, MEDINGER FG. MICROCOCCUS TETRAGENUS MENINGITIS; REPORT OF A CASE AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE(MICROCOCCUS TETRAGENUS MENINGITIS; REPORT OF A CASE AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE*). Ann Intern Med. 1941;15:609–616. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-3-609
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(3):609-616.
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