Accession Number:

AD0842479

Title:

Antigenic Properties of Malleomyces Pseudo-Mallei. I. Morphological, Cultural, Biochemical Characteristics and Variations of Immunological Type

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

This report describes the modifications of characteristics of M. pseudo-mallei as a function of the variations of immunological type. Antigen M can be present in all forms. One cannot describe fixed characteristics of the form OR K which is immediately dissociated. On the whole, biochemical activity would appear in direct relation to the presence of antigen K its progressive disappearance in the course of transplants and aging of strains takes account of the classic diminution described of this activity. It is the same for virulence.

Subject Categories:

  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE