The first case to be reported is that of the isolation of B. typhosus from a case of cholecystitis.
The patient, a physician, at the time of the attack was in attendance upon typhoid patients in a mild epidemic which occurred during the fall of 1900 in a mining district in the northern part of the state.
Through the kindness of Dr. R. E. Cutts, Minneapolis, it is possible to give the following notes from the history:
—Dr. G. A. C., male, aged 24. Family history is negative; there was no history of previous typhoid infection. Present illness began Sept. 30, 1900, with malaise and evening temperature of 100 F. On the second day the patient attended to his work but had some fever and pain in pit of stomach; no pain or tenderness of bowels. Symptoms continued, the evening temperature reaching 103 on the third day. Patient,
McDANIEL O. ISOLATION OF BACILLUS TYPHOSUS FROM UNUSUAL LOCALIZATIONS—CHOLECYSTITIS, MENINGITIS AND A FIVE MONTHS' FETUS. JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(7):443–446. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.62480070009001d
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