Publication information

Philadelphia Medical Journal
Source type: journal
Document type: editorial
Document title: “The Bacteriological Report”
Author(s): anonymous
Date of publication: 26 October 1901
Volume number: 8
Issue number: 17
Pagination: 665

“The Bacteriological Report.” Philadelphia Medical Journal 26 Oct. 1901 v8n17: p. 665.
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William McKinley (medical care).
Named persons
Herman G. Matzinger.

The Bacteriological Report

     Dr. Matzinger, who conducted the bacteriological examination, succeeded in isolating from a culture, taken from the base of the abdominal wound, and from dressings received at the same time, ordinary pyogenic organisms and a gas-forming bacillus which as yet has not been fully identified. Until this identification is complete, speculation upon its possible pathogenic character appears useless.