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Staphylococci in septic fingers
  1. O. Wesley-James1,
  2. V. G. Alder
  1. Department of Pathology, United Bristol Hospitals


    The phage patterns of 123 cultures of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from septic fingers were compared with 124 strains isolated from the noses of healthy volunteers. It was found that strains with certain phage patterns were comparatively numerous in septic fingers, and that the lesions caused by them tended to be exceptionally severe.

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    • 1 Present address: Hamilton Health Association, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.