Gasser, Konrad J.

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Konrad J., Swiss pediatrician, 1912–.
Gasser cells - cytoplasmic inclusions that stain dark red-purple.
Gasser syndrome - (1) acute transient erythropoietic tissue aplasia, in children; no known cause; - (2) acute renal failure, hemolytic anemia, and other disorders occurring in children under the age of 4; often associated with Escherichia coli infection-induced diarrhea.
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Suddenly he struck against something crouching behind a wheelbarrow filled with leaves; the something rose, uttering an exclamation of astonishment, and Monte Cristo found himself facing a man about fifty years old, who was plucking strawberries, which he was placing upon grape leaves.