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February 28, 1903


Author Affiliations

Professor of Biology, University of Illinois; First Assistant Bacteriologist, Chicago Board of Health. CHICAGO.

JAMA. 1903;XL(9):574-576. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.92490090022001i

Of recent years such thorough study has been given by so many competent observers to systemic conditions produced by the Bacillus influenza in the human organism, that we may say we are fairly familiar with and able to recognize all the important points in the general symptomatology of influenza. There are special conditions, however, concerning which we are not so well informed, and to direct attention to what may be called "some of the atypical manifestations of the influenza bacillus" is the purpose of this paper. The pathologic states of the mucous membrane which may be produced by the growth and development of this micro-organism on them are of sufficient gravity to warrant careful consideration. During the past five years a great many hundred cultures which were made from inflamed throat, nasal mucous membrane, eyes, etc., have been examined and it has been found that many of

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