In a previous paper the production of pneumonia in rabbits by the Meltzer method of intratracheal inoculation was reported (I). The results by this method have not been constant in the hands of all observers (2). An investigation of the details of the method was undertaken with the hope of determining the causes of this inconsistency. During the past two… (More)
The experiments reported above give evidence that in unresolved lobar pneumonia, the persistence of the exudate, followed by organization, depends upon the presence of serum in the exudate.