Accession Number:

AD0642073

Title:

LINGERING FORMS OF PLAGUE IN LABORATORY ANIMALS. REPORT 4. GENERALIZATION OF LINGERING FORMS OF PLAGUE FOLLOWING THE LOWERING OF THE RESISTANCE OF THE MACROORGANISM

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

Conclusions Cortisone lowered the natural resistance of white rats and white mice to plague. The lowering of the infectious resistance in these species of animals may lead to a generalization of lingering forms of plague and to a lethal outcome with a high saturation of the blood with the causative agent.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE