JOHN W. FLINN
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This study was prompted by the work of Cunningham, Sabin et al, at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, on the rôle of the monocyte in experimental tuberculosis. After the study was begun, its scope was influenced very materially by the conclusions of Medlar and his co-workers at the University of Wisconsin, regarding the different parts played by the monocyte, the neutrophile and the lymphocyte in the histopathological reaction in tuberculosis.
Sabin and her associates, using supravital staining methods, traced the monocyte from its origin in the reticular cells of the spleen and of the bone-marrow to its consummation in the typical
FLINN JW. A Study of the Differential Blood Count in One Thousand Cases of Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis1. Ann Intern Med. 1929;2:622–636. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-7-622
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(7):622-636.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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