ROBERT L. WHIPPLE JR., M.D., F.A.C.P.; J. FRANK HARRIS, M.D.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
It is possible to isolate the colon bacillus from the blood stream in a number of diseases. Shortly before death in patients dying from carcinomatosis, tuberculosis, and other chronic debilitating diseases, B. coli may be grown from blood cultures. In the new born a very fulminating, usually fatal, colon bacillus septicemia (Winckel's disease) is encountered. During the course of acute and chronic processes of the intestinal tract (rectal stricture, typhoid fever, dysentery, ulcerative colitis, cancerous ulcers, acute gastro-enteritis, appendiceal abscesses, tuberculous ulceration, diverticulitis with abscess formation, etc.); following operative procedures on the gastrointestinal tract; and during inflammatory processes of the
WHIPPLE RL, HARRIS JF. B. COLI SEPTICEMIA IN LAENNEC'S CIRRHOSIS OF THE LIVER*. Ann Intern Med. 1950;33:462–466. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-33-2-462
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;33(2):462-466.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Liver Disease, Multi-Organ Failure and Sepsis, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
Copyright © 2019 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use