An epidemic of pseudomembranous laryngotracheitis

Kumar G Belani, J. Priedkalns

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An epidemic of serious laryngeal injury associated with endotracheal intubation occurred in the authors' operating room. A suspicious toxic agent was isolated. With this presumptive etiology, single-use disposable endotracheal tubes were introduced. There has been no case of pseudomembranous laryngotracheitis since that time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)530-531
Number of pages2
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1977

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