ELIAS STRAUSS, M.D.; MAXWELL FINLAND, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In a previous paper Finland and Winkler1 presented an analysis of 57 cases with recurrent attacks of pneumococcic pneumonia. Most of these cases occurred before the present classification of pneumococci2 came into use. In a large proportion of the cases, the pneumococci were, therefore, classified as Group IV. Since that time, a much larger group of cases has been accumulated. Pneumococcus typing has improved in efficiency as a result of the introduction of the Neufeld method3 and of the more complete classification of the types. Much new information also has been gained about the "higher" types of pneumococci, especially with
STRAUSS E, FINLAND M. FURTHER STUDIES ON RECURRENCES IN PNEUMOCOCCIC PNEUMONIA WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE EFFECT OF SPECIFIC TREATMENT1. Ann Intern Med. ;16:17–32. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-16-1-17
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;16(1):17-32.
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