Accession Number:

AD0648735

Title:

A STUDY OF THE SPECIFIC LOCATION OF LEPTOSPIRES WITH RESPECT TO VARIOUS TISSUE CELLS OF INFECTED ANIMAL HOSTS.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept., 1 Feb 62-31 May 66,

Corporate Author:

NEBRASKA UNIV OMAHA COLL OF MEDICINE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

The objectives of the research were as follows 1 To determine the specific location of leptospires with respect to various tissue cells of the infected animal host. 2 To study histologic variations at the cellular level as a result of leptospiral activity. 3 To determine final disposition and significance of morphologically intact leptospires within vesicular structures of hepatic and renal cells and 4 To compare the 3341 and MLS strain of Leptospira pomona as to their capability to produce the shedding state in hamsters. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE