EMANUEL APPELBAUM, M.D., F.A.C.P.; MAXWELL GELFAND, M.D.
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Recent reports have suggested that streptomycin is of therapeutic value in the treatment of diseases caused by a variety of gram-negative pathogens. Up to the present time, however, the total published clinical data on the use of this antibiotic agent are limited. It seems, therefore, worth while to record a case of bacteremia due to an unidentified gram-negative bacillus in which recovery appeared to follow the use of streptomycin.
History. A male, aged 29, was admitted to Bellevue Hospital on December 4, 1945, complaining of chills and fever of three weeks' duration. Five weeks prior to admission the
APPELBAUM E, GELFAND M. A CASE OF BACTEREMIA DUE TO AN UNIDENTIFIED GRAM-NEGATIVE PASTEURELLA-LIKE BACILLUS WITH RECOVERY FOLLOWING STREPTOMYCIN THERAPY12. Ann Intern Med. ;26:780–783. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-26-5-780
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;26(5):780-783.
Infectious Disease, Multi-Organ Failure and Sepsis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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