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oa South African Medical Journal - The Manzullo Immediate Tellurite test in diphtheria*

Volume 13, Issue 23
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135

 

Abstract

Manzullo's direct tellurite test was carried out on 62 consecutive unselected cases of pharyngeal exudate. 84.3 per cent. of diphtheria cases gave positive results. 36.6 per cent. of non-diphtheritic cases also gave positive results. The test has not been found to be of any value in the diagnosis of diphtheria in the Johannesburg area.

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2017-10-18

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