The Relation of Monilia Psilosis to Tropical Sprue and an Evaluation of Fermentation of Sugar as a Criterion for Specificity.. Ann Intern Med. 1931;4:1613. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-12-1613_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(12):1613.
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Of 163 cases of clinical sprue, 127, or 77.9 per cent were positive for Monilia psilosis; 14, or 8.5 per cent, were positive for an atypical Monilia psilosis; another 14 were positive for a monilia similar to two strains which were converted by passage into Monilia psilosis. On the other hand, of 76 cases which were not sprue, Monilia psilosis was found in 14, or 18.4 per cent, but 13 of these were manifestly suffering from indigestion or diarrhea. Of 178 presumably healthy persons, only 5.6 per cent were found to be carriers. Sprue is generally insidious, and it complicates
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Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Celiac Disease and Malabsorption.
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