Acute invasion of the kidney from infection from the bacillus coli is not a common condition, but is usually attributed to other causes. A writer in The Medical Record says that it may follow chronic ulcerative colitis, or it may occur during the course of typhoid. Among the conditions which it induces are rigors, delirium, high temperature, and perhaps gastro-enteritis and coma with oliguria.
If the indications are watched closely, the treatment by medicine will be successful. The writer believes 'in active measures. We will probably find suggestions plainly marked, for our specific medicines, where the results would be very satisfactory.
Ellingwood's Therapeutist, Vol. 2, 1908, was edited by Finley Ellingwood M.D.