Accession Number:

AD0773279

Title:

Diagnostic Value of Allergic Tests during Chronic Bacterial Dysentery

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSONAFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-12-10

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

Using the allergic Tsuverkalov allergy test, 105 patients afflicted with chronic dysentery and who were under constant care were examined. Of these 70 had a recurrent form and 35 had a continuous form of dysentery. In 24 22. 9 afflicted with chronic dysentery the diagnosis was confirmed bacteriologically of these the allergy test was positive in 20 individuals. In 81 of the afflicted the diagnosis was established based on clinical symptoms, epidemiological amnesis and proctosigmoidoscopy of these 52 patients 64.2 had a positive allergic intracutaneous allergy test. However, on the whole, the intracutaneous Tsuverkalov test was positive with varied degree of intensity in 72 of the 105 patients, which is 68.6.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE