Variations in pulmonary antibacterial defenses among experimental animals

G. J. Jakab, G. M. Green

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Abstract

Intrapulmonary killing of Staphylococcus aureus proceeded at equal rates in guinea pigs, hamsters, rats, and mice. In the lungs of guinea pigs and hamsters, Proteus mirabilis was killed at virtually the same rate as S. aureus as compared with half the rate of inactivation in the lungs of rats and mice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)601-602
Number of pages2
JournalInfection and immunity
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1975

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases

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