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Hematological findings in acute infections and septicemias.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  242218     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper is a report on twelve cases of septicemia, the diagnosis made possible by medical technologists observing the degenerative morphological findings in the peripheral blood smears. This led to the finding of microorganisms, prior to the bacteriological confirmation, in an active emergency department. It also includes four case reports in which the organism was identified: a meningococcus, a pneumonococcus, an Escherichia coli, and a clostridium perfringens (welchii).
M R Talluto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of medical technology     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0002-9335     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Med Technol     Publication Date:  1975 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-01-30     Completed Date:  1976-01-30     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370505     Medline TA:  Am J Med Technol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  377-86     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bacterial Infections / diagnosis*
Blood / microbiology
Clostridium perfringens / isolation & purification
Cytoplasmic Granules
Erythrocytes, Abnormal
Escherichia coli / isolation & purification
Inclusion Bodies
Jaundice / diagnosis
Leukopenia / diagnosis
Middle Aged
Neisseria meningitidis / isolation & purification
Neutrophils / pathology
Sepsis / diagnosis*
Streptococcus pneumoniae / isolation & purification
Thrombocytopenia / diagnosis

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