MARTIN C. MCHENRY, M.D.; WILLIAM J. MARTIN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; WILLIAM E. WELLMAN, M.D.
Several Investigators have presented data indicating that the incidence of infections due to Gram-negative bacilli of enteric origin has increased in recent years (1-11). According to a previous report by members of our group (12), in the 15-year period 1940 through 1954 at the Mayo Clinic there were 137 cases of bacteremia due to such Gram-negative bacilli; in the five-year period 1955 through 1959, there were 113 cases. An attempt to define factors responsible for the apparent increased incidence of these infections and a reappraisal of methods of management appear to be warranted.
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MCHENRY MC, MARTIN WJ, WELLMAN WE. Bacteremia Due to Gram-negative Bacilli: Review of 113 Cases Encountered in the Five-year Period 1955 through 1959. Ann Intern Med. ;56:207–219. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-56-2-207
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;56(2):207-219.
Infectious Disease, Multi-Organ Failure and Sepsis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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