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The Bacillus of Acute Conjunctival Catarrh, or 'Pink Eye'

The Bacillus of Acute Conjunctival Catarrh, or 'Pink Eye' This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract In FREQUENT examinations of conjunctival secretions at the Ophthalmic and Aural Institute, for some months previous to the 29th of March, I had never met with this form of microbe. With a view to determining how frequently cases like the ones described occurred, I examined all secretions from cases of conjunctival diseases that came to the clinic after that time, but failed to find the bacillus again until May 21st, when Peter C., age twenty-three years, presented himself for treatment. On inquiry I found that his wife, three children, and a servant girl still had, or had recovered from, a similar form of conjunctivitis. They were attacked... May 4, May 7th, May 9th, May 16th, and May 17th... the bacilli were found, in quite large numbers, in the secretion from all of the last five cases. A number of observations of the occurrence of the same disease in different members http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

The Bacillus of Acute Conjunctival Catarrh, or 'Pink Eye'

Archives of Ophthalmology , Volume 114 (12) – Dec 1, 1996

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1996 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9950
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archopht.1996.01100140708013
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract In FREQUENT examinations of conjunctival secretions at the Ophthalmic and Aural Institute, for some months previous to the 29th of March, I had never met with this form of microbe. With a view to determining how frequently cases like the ones described occurred, I examined all secretions from cases of conjunctival diseases that came to the clinic after that time, but failed to find the bacillus again until May 21st, when Peter C., age twenty-three years, presented himself for treatment. On inquiry I found that his wife, three children, and a servant girl still had, or had recovered from, a similar form of conjunctivitis. They were attacked... May 4, May 7th, May 9th, May 16th, and May 17th... the bacilli were found, in quite large numbers, in the secretion from all of the last five cases. A number of observations of the occurrence of the same disease in different members

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Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Dec 1, 1996

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