Accession Number:

ADA065088

Title:

Legionnaires' Disease Bacteria: Replication in Alveolar Macrophages of Cynomolgus Monkeys.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH INST OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES FREDERICK MD

Report Date:

1979-01-26

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

The interaction between normal cynomolgus monkey alveolar macrophages and Legionnaires disease bacteria LDB was studied by transmission electron microscopy. Following ingestion of LDB, the organisms replicated within macrophages and destroyed the phagocytic cell. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE