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Leukaemoid reaction in diarrhoeal diseases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8263332     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
There was an outbreak of diarrhoea/dysentery in Naxalbari, North Bengal in August-September of 1992. Ninety-seven cases were investigated. Bacterial pathogens were isolated from stools of 17 cases and the organisms were Salmonella typhimurium (76%), Salmonella enteritidis (12%) and Shigella dysenteriae type 1(12%). A leukaemoid reaction was observed in 4 cases (24%) amongst all 17 patients and they were all children.
A K Chakraborty; S Basak; K K Haldar
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Medical Association     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0019-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Med Assoc     Publication Date:  1993 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-01-24     Completed Date:  1994-01-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505608     Medline TA:  J Indian Med Assoc     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  180-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathology, North Bengal Medical College, Sushrutanager, Darjeeling.
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MeSH Terms
Diarrhea / complications*,  epidemiology*,  microbiology
Disease Outbreaks*
Dysentery, Bacillary / complications*,  epidemiology*,  microbiology
India / epidemiology
Leukemoid Reaction / blood,  epidemiology,  etiology*
Leukocyte Count
Salmonella Infections / complications*,  epidemiology*,  microbiology
Salmonella enteritidis*
Salmonella typhimurium*
Shigella dysenteriae*

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