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Diagnosis of listerial infections in infants
  1. I. A. Harper,
  2. C. H. L. Howells


    Five cases of suspected listerial infection are presented; four were proved to be genuine. Problems arose in the microscopy of smears of cerebrospinal fluid; the organism was not detected in one case, and in two other cases it was described as another type of bacterium. Difficulties in identifying the organism culturally are also discussed.

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