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Histological study of two cases of Coxsackie B virus pneumonia in children
  1. T. H. Flewett
  1. Regional Virus Laboratory, East Birmingham Hospital, Birmingham


    Two cases of interstitial pneumonia are described. They were characterized by mononuclear cell infiltration of the alveolar walls and protein-rich exudate into the alveolar cavities, with localized hyaline membrane formation. Coxsackie B5 virus was isolated from the lungs of both patients at necropsy.

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