Paratyphoid infections of man in general and those caused by Salmonella group C in particular have not received the attention they deserve. This is due in part to the fact that the identification of Salmonella strains is rather complicated, particularly since the genus is comprised of a large number of species of different antigenic patterns. Furthermore, infections with members of the paratyphoid group cause a variety of different clinical pictures. While it is generally recognized that typhoid-like fever and gastroenteritis may be caused by members of the genus Salmonella, it is sometimes overlooked that these organisms may cause other syndromes, such as septicemia, peritonitis, cholecystitis, appendicitis, osteomyelitis and meningitis. In the following communication I should like to report some bacteriologic and immunologic observations in a case of Salmonella cholerae suis bacteremia complicating scarlet fever.
REPORT OF A CASE
E. L.,1 a white boy 6½ years old, with a history