It would appear from a series of publications which have appeared during the last six years that the members of the group of bacilli intermediate to the typhoid and colon bacilli are destined to become of as much interest in surgical pathology as the typhoid bacillus.
MENTION OF PUBLISHED CASES.
It is not our purpose on this occasion to give a complete summary of all the cases of this form of infection that have been described, but it will be of interest to make some note of the cases which have a direct surgical bearing.If we exclude for the present the scattered cases of cystitis and pyelonephritis in which bacilli of this group have been found in the urine, apparently either primary or secondary, we find that the first striking instance of such an infection of surgical interest is the second of the two cases reported by Achard and
BERG AA, LIBMAN E. A CASE OF SYSTEMIC INFECTION BY A PARACOLON BACILLUS PROBABLY SECONDARY TO TYPHOID FEVER. WITH THE CLINICAL PICTURE OF ACUTE CHOLECYSTITIS. JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(23):1493–1496. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.62480230011001b
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