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The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery British Volume
Vol. 33-B, Issue 2 | Pages 221 - 227
1 May 1951
Cullen CH Sharp ME

1. Six cases of infection of wounds with actinomyces are described alld tile cultural characteristics of tile organisms are discussed.

2. In three patients the infecting organism was an unusual aerobic form.

3. Possible sources of infection are considered.

4. The chronicity of the condition and the difficulty in treatment are stressed.

5. Penicillin and X-radiation hold out most hope of cure.