VI. Organism isolated from cases of sprue and controls 171
VII. Feeding experiments 176
VIII. Relationship of organism isolated to cases and controls 178
IX. Conclusions 179
I In a previous communication (1), one of us (Boyd, 1920) called attention to the existence in Texas of indigenous cases of a disease considered to be sprue, and reported the isolation of Ashford's monilia from them. The potential importance of this disease demanded that the scope of these observations be extended. During the past two years there has been conducted in this laboratory a study of the monilias of the gastrontestinal tract in relationship to sprue, the results of which are presented in this paper.
II Since the previous communication there have come to our attention three additional cases presenting the symptomatology of sprue.