HAROLD W. POTTER, F.A.C.P.; ROGER D. REID; LEWIS H. BRONSTEIN
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Many contributions have appeared in American and foreign journals describing meningococcemia without meningitis. Most of the reports have been of one to three cases with a discussion of the literature. Because of the wide distribution of such reports, it is not our purpose to summarize these findings but to report our observations on 11 cases which we treated. Sulfadiazine was the drug used in our series and, because of this, we have observed certain differences from the cases seen previous to this form of therapy. The outstanding difference is that our cases would fall into the acute meningococcemia class rather
POTTER HW, REID RD, BRONSTEIN LH. MENINGOCOCCEMIA WITHOUT MENINGITIS; A STUDY MADE AT THE STATION HOSPITAL, FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, MARYLAND1. Ann Intern Med. 1944;21:200–214. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-21-2-200
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;21(2):200-214.
CNS Infections, Hospital Medicine, Infectious Disease, Multi-Organ Failure and Sepsis, Neurology.
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