PAUL W. CLOUGH, M.D.
Minor respiratory infections, although rarely fatal, nevertheless are the commonest cause of disability and loss of time from work. Highly contagious and prone to spread with great rapidity through institutions and closed groups, they have been an urgent problem for the military forces. Although much study and effort have been devoted to them, many of the problems concerned have proved baffling.
Although many different agents are obviously concerned in these infections, it has not been possible to classify them on an etiological basis simply by a study of their clinical manifestations. Innumerable cultural studies have uniformly failed to incriminate any
CLOUGH PW. THE NEWER RESPIRATORY VIRUSES. Ann Intern Med. ;47:178–184. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-47-1-178
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;47(1):178-184.
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