Z. BERCOVITZ, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The purpose of this paper is to give the practical applications of the findings of a series of studies of the cellular exudates of bowel discharges.
The microscopic examination of bowel discharges for the presence or absence of cells affords the general practitioner a very simple, yet most effective method of determining whether or not there are pathological changes in the bowel wall. The presence of cells in the bowel discharges indicates that pathological changes are taking place. This knowledge is of particular value when following the progress of an inflammatory lesion. The decrease of cells found in the bowel
BERCOVITZ Z. STUDIES IN THE CELLULAR EXUDATES OF BOWEL DISCHARGES. III. THE DIAGNOSTIC SIGNIFICANCE OF CELLULAR EXUDATE STUDIES IN CHRONIC BOWEL DISORDERS*. Ann Intern Med. 1941;14:1323–1340. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-14-8-1323
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;14(8):1323-1340.
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