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The etiological role of Legionella pneumophila and other infectious agents in acute lower respiratory tract infections in 112 patients attending an infectious disease clinic was estimated by a serological study of paired sera and bacteriological culture of nasopharynx swabs and culture and immunoelectroosmophoresis of expectorates. Only 2 of the patients(More)
A prospective study of acute diarrhoea was performed during 15 months 1981/1982 and included 731 patients and 240 controls. 43% had been infected abroad. A cluster of travellers with bacterial pathogens was diagnosed in July-August. The following pathogens were found: Campylobacter (18%), enterotoxigenic E. coli (6%), Salmonella spp. (5%), rotavirus (4%),(More)
Two groups of patients with non-traumatic focal intracranial suppurative diseases were studied retrospectively to illustrate epidemiology, clinical symptoms and therapeutic results. The first group consists of 87 patients treated for brain abscess in the Department of Neurosurgery in Lund. During the 36-year period investigated (1947-1982) marked(More)
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