Heidi Attwood

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Rabbits infected either orally or intratracheally with cell culture-grown Encephalitozoon cuniculi were monitored regularly for serum antibody levels and E. cuniculi in the urine. Their responses were compared with intravenously inoculated and uninoculated control rabbits. All rabbits receiving E. cuniculi developed serum antibodies, generally within 3(More)
During a histopathologic survey of 240 dasyurid marsupials a high prevalence of infection of Toxoplasma gondii was found in eight of thenine species examined. Amongst the infected species, endemic infection in field animals was proved in Dasyuroides byrnei, but there was also good evidence of laboratory infection probably derived from raw sheep tissues in(More)
Of 394 "definite" mesotheliomas entered in the Australian Mesothelioma Surveillance Program, three bore a striking resemblance to malignant lymphoma by conventional light microscopy, and each was misinterpreted at some stage as lymphoma. The lymphoma-like morphology was a combined result of intense lymphoplasmacytic infiltration and the histiocytoid(More)
In an audit of 17,417 necropsies from 1939 to 1989 at the Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, 46 congenital tumors comprising 24 teratomas, 8 vascular tumors, 6 neuroblastomas, three rhabdomyomas, two mesoblastic nephromas, one thyroid adenoma, one hepatic adenoma and one cerebellar medulloblastoma were found. The teratomas were generally large(More)