WILLARD R. WARREN; EMMETT L. KEHOE
Reports of psittacosis are by no means uncommon in the medical literature of recent years, and further individual case reports might seem superfluous. Recently, a patient was observed, however, who presented a number of unusual complications and therapeutic problems which would seem worthy of recording.
A 41 year old white Army nurse was admitted to the U. S. Army Hospital, Landstuhl, on January 4, 1954, with the chief complaints of fever and malaise for three days. Aside from a mild chronic cough she had been well until January 1, when there was an onset of fatigue, chilliness and
WARREN WR, KEHOE EL. PSITTACOSIS COMPLICATED BY STAPHYLOCOCCAL PNEUMONIA(PSITTACOSIS COMPLICATED BY STAPHYLOCOCCAL PNEUMONIA*). Ann Intern Med. 1956;44:796–806. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-44-4-796
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;44(4):796-806.
Infectious Disease, Pneumonia, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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