STAIGE D. BLACKFORD, M.D.
Although it is well known that tularemia is a blood-borne infection, little notice has been taken of the frequency with which it attacks the lung. Francis1 reported abstracts of the twenty-four fatal human cases of which he had record up to October, 1928, and in more than one-third of these a diagnosis of intercurrent bronchopneumonia had been made. Simpson2 subsequently expressed the opinion that the physical signs in many of these so-called bronchopneumonias were probably due to multiple tularemic necroses. The author3 has recently published the thirteen cases which have come under his personal observation and six of these gave
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BLACKFORD SD. Pulmonary Lesions in Human Tularemia(Pulmonary Lesions in Human Tularemia*†Pathologic Review and Report of a Fatal Case)(Pulmonary Lesions in Human Tularemia*†Pathologic Review and Report of a Fatal Case): Pathologic Review and Report of a Fatal Case. Ann Intern Med. 1932;5:1421–1426. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-11-1421
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;5(11):1421-1426.
Bioterrorism Infectious Agents, Infectious Disease, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Tick-Borne Diseases.
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