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Serological investigations in children with colonized Spitz-Holter valves
  1. R. Bayston
  1. Department of Pathology, Children's Hospital, Sheffield

    Abstract

    It has been found that children with hydrocephalus, whose Spitz-Holter valves are colonized with Staph. albus, have an antibody to this organism in their serum. Children without colonized shunts have little or no such antibody. A test for this antibody is described, and its use in such cases is discussed.

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