A Manual of Clinical and Practical Pathology

A Manual of Clinical and Practical Pathology

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...Method, T'; in. obj., o.i. b. Diplococcus Pneumonias, stained in Methylene Blue, T', in. obj., o.i. c. Micrococcus Tetragonus, stained in Methylene Blue, T'T in. obj., o.i. d. Bacillus of Cholera, stained in Fuchsine, T'; in. obj., o.i. e. Bacillus Anthracis, stained by Gram's Method, T'-T in. obj. o.i. f. Gonococcus, stained in Methylene Blue, TE; in. obj., o.i. numbers in all sputa, and are especially numerous in samples which have been kept for a few days before examination. They occur as rods or cocci, often arranged in pairs as diplococci. They are much smaller than the organisms found in pneumonia, and are surrounded by a colourless space, instead of the definitely stained capsule seen in the latter. Streptococci also are found frequently in purulent expectoration, their long, curving chains being readily recognised. Rounded groups of micrococci, forming zoogloea masses, are sometimes met with, especially in phthisical sputa. 11. Adventitious Matters.--Of materials occasionally found ejected from the respiratory tract, which have either been inhaled or are the result of comparatively remote pathological processes, a varied enumeration can be made. Some of these are rare and obviously accidental; many, though more common, are of little pathological interest; whilst the importance of others cannot be over-estimated. Among the first-mentioned are foreign bodies, such as nut-shells, teeth, pufl-darts, peas, and threads. Several cases have been recorded in which such objects have given rise to serious symptoms, which have been immediately terminated by the expectoration of the offending body. On account of the important bearing which such a discovery has on the course and prognosis of the case, care...
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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236932641
  • 9781236932648