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Factors Influencing the Growth of Staphylococcus aureus in the Stomach after Gastric Operations
  1. F. G. Smiddy,
  2. D. Pratt

    Abstract

    The frequency of post-operative staphylococcal invasion of the stomach appears to be related to the concentration of acid in the stomach. Evidence is presented suggesting that when it occurs such bacterial invasion may arise from the intestine rather than from the nose.

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