J. MURRAY KINSMAN; C. ANTHONY D'ALONZO
Meningococcic infections are notoriously more prevalent in time of war, and during the past four years a relatively high incidence has been noted in army camps. This has afforded an unusual opportunity to study some of the less frequent forms of these infections. When the meningococcus localizes in the meninges there develops a clinical picture which presents no difficulty in diagnosis. If, however, the organism does not localize but remains active only in the circulating blood, the diagnosis is frequently overlooked. Although meningococcemia has been recognized with increasing frequency during the past few years, yet by 1943 there had been
KINSMAN JM, D'ALONZO CA. MENINGOCOCCEMIA: A DESCRIPTION OF THE CLINICAL PICTURE AND A COMPARISON OF THE EFFICACY OF SULFADIAZINE AND PENICILLIN IN THE TREATMENT OF THIRTY CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;24:606–617. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-24-4-606
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;24(4):606-617.
Infectious Disease, Multi-Organ Failure and Sepsis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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