Combined with the orbital-puncture method for obtaining blood specimens, the Takatsy microtitration method permits repeated serological tests from an individual mouse. The author reports on standardization of the hemagglutination-inhibition reaction by selection of suitable reagents. The method is well suited for large-scale serological diagnosis of ectromelia.
Trans. of Zentralblatt fuer Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde und Infektionskrankheiten. Abt. 1. Originale (West Germany) v197 p18-25, 1965.