LEWIS SLATER, M.D.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
To the Editor: Drs. Preisler, Hasenclever, Levitan, and Henderson (Ann. Intern. Med. 70: 19, 1969) report a significant rise in agglutinating antibody titer in 14 of 23 patients with acute leukemia who had visceral candidiasis at autopsy. They felt that there was no statistically significant difference in their patients with regard to age, sex, variety, or duration of leukemia, year of diagnosis, or length of time on study. They also felt that the incidence of leukopenia, granulocytopenia, and lymphopenia was similar.
Since this is a population of patients who require frequent transfusions of blood or blood products, the possible role
SLATER L. ANTI-CANDIDAL AGGLUTINATING ANTIBODY. Ann Intern Med. ;70:1047–1048. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-5-1047_2
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(5):1047-1048.
Copyright © 2018 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use