Salmonellosis and shigellosis in cook county, Illinois

Course of shigellosis and salmonellosis before microbiologic diagnosis
  • Oscar Felsenfeld


Statistics showing the distribution of 1,030 Shigella and Salmonella strains isolated from patients of Cook County Hospital during the period between April, 1948 and March, 1953 were given. The course and the physical findings in 477 of these persons before the diagnosis was established was analyzed.


Diarrhea Acute Pancreatitis Typhoid Fever Shigellosis Paralytic Ileus 
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© Sandfield Publishing Company 1953

Authors and Affiliations

  • Oscar Felsenfeld
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  1. 1.Department of Bacteriology of Cook County HospitalChicago

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