ROBERT W. OBLATH, M.D.; DOUGLAS H. DONATH, M.D.; HERBERT G. JOHNSTONE, Ph.D.; WM. J. KERR, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The concept of pulmonary infection by certain mycotic organisms has gained recognition in recent years with proof that some of these agents are pathogenic. Perhaps the best example of such an infection is coccidioidomycosis. In addition to the established pathogens, there are other agents, including Candida albicans, which we believe are pathogenic also.
The problems in the diagnosis and treatment of C. albicans infections are manifold, and their solutions often obscure. It is the purpose of this paper to emphasize and clarify some of these problems by a review of the subject and by the presentation of six illustrative cases,
OBLATH RW, DONATH DH, JOHNSTONE HG, KERR WJ. PULMONARY MONILIASIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;35:97–116. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-35-1-97
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;35(1):97-116.
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