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dc.contributor.author Towne, Norman Lee
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-20T21:51:46Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-20T21:51:46Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/37727
dc.description Citation: Towne, Norman Lee. Pus organisms. Senior thesis, Kansas State Agricultural College, 1904.
dc.description.abstract Introduction: Bacteriology as a science,though comparatively in its infancy occupies a foremost position,and the world is fast recognizing it as an important and powerful factor in health and disease. Therefore a fundamental knowledge of bacterial growth and action is of utmost importance. to everyone - however it is not the propart of this thesis to treat such a large subject,but rather to bring out some of the important facts associated with pus producing organisms. Associated with nearly all forms of infectious diseases is a well recognized class of organisms,known as pus producers. To the casual observer the mere mention of pus-organisms brings to mind a certain offensive, ill smelling substance called pus, with no thought of its mode of formation or effect or in medicine or disease. Pus,is a white,yellowish-white, or creamy looking opaque liquid of varying consistancy,produced by the liquefactive necrosis of inter-cellular substances on tissues-the nucleated cells themselves floating in the clear liquid and undergoing fatty degeneration. Most of the pus producers are of the cocci form - the most important ones being Staphlococcus pyogenes aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes,however some bacilli can produce pus.
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dc.subject Bacteriology
dc.subject Pus
dc.subject Bacteria
dc.subject Health
dc.title Pus organisms
dc.type Text
dc.date.published 1904
dc.subject.AAT Theses


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