ERICH SELIGMANN, M.D.; JULIUS J. HERTZ, M.D.
The frequency and clinical significance of Salmonella infections are not fully recognized everywhere. Two main reasons may be responsible for this fact. First, the bacteriological diagnosis of the organisms involved is not always an easy one. There are more than 100 different types, many of which can be accurately identified only in laboratories especially equipped with the many dozens of specific agglutinating sera of the somatic and flagellar type. Since more than 50 different sera are involved, and many must be prepared by specific absorption, this equipment is restricted to certain laboratories installed as Salmonella centers. However, many of the
SELIGMANN E, HERTZ JJ. SALMONELLA INFECTIONS1: REPORT OF 37 CASES OBSERVED AT BETH ISRAEL HOSPITAL, NEW YORK, IN THE PAST FOUR YEARS. Ann Intern Med. ;20:743–751. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-20-5-743
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;20(5):743-751.
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