Primary peritonitis in adults

Gerald T. Golden, Thomas R Stevenson, Wallace P. Ritchie

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Infection within the peritoneal cavity without an identifiable source of ccntamination is rare. The diagnosis is one of exclusion, and can be made with certainty only after a thorough laparotomy. The response to antibiotic therapy is usually prompt and gratifying.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)413-414
Number of pages2
JournalSouthern Medical Journal
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1975
Externally publishedYes

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