Duodenal isolation of Salmonella typhi by string capsule in acute typhoid fever

R. H. Gilman, R. B. Hornick

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Abstract

Three of seven volunteers with acute typhoid fever had Salmonella typhi isolated from the duodenum using a string capsule device. The string capsule device provides a simple method for culturing S. typhi from the duodenal contents. Its possible use in typhoid carriers is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)456-457
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume3
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1976
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)

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