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ON THE PRESENCE OF THE TYPHOID BACILLUS IN THE URINE.
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PMID:  19866875     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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(1) Typhoid bacilli were demonstrated in the urines of 9 out of 38 typhoid patients (about 25 per cent). 172 specimens were examined with 44 positive results. (2) The bacilli, when demonstrated, were always present in large numbers and in practically pure culture. (3) The bacilli appeared first in the later stages of the disease and persisted in the great majority of cases far into convalescence. The urines of typhoid patients should, therefore, not only be rigidly disinfected during the disease, but they should also be carefully supervised during convalescence. (4) The typhoid bacilli were practically always associated with albuminuria and the presence of renal casts. On the other hand urines containing considerable amounts of albumin and casts in large numbers often showed no typhoid bacilli. (5) Irrigation of the bladder with antiseptic solutions offers a possible means for removing permanently the bacilli from the urine.
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M W Richardson
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of experimental medicine     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0022-1007     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Exp. Med.     Publication Date:  1898 May 
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Created Date:  2010-06-23     Completed Date:  2010-06-23     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  2985109R     Medline TA:  J Exp Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  349-61     Citation Subset:  -    
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Pathological Laboratory of the Massachusetts General Hospital.
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Journal ID (nlm-ta): J Exp Med
ISSN: 0022-1007
ISSN: 1540-9538
Publisher: The Rockefeller University Press
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Copyright © Copyright, 1898, by The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research New York
Print publication date: Day: 1 Month: 5 Year: 1898
Volume: 3 Issue: 3
First Page: 349 Last Page: 361
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PubMed Id: 19866875

ON THE PRESENCE OF THE TYPHOID BACILLUS IN THE URINE
Mark Wyman Richardson
From the Pathological Laboratory of the Massachusetts General Hospital.


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