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Isolation, propagation, and characterization of a newly recognized pathogen, cilia-associated respiratory bacillus of rats, an etiological agent of chronic respiratory disease.
A Gram-negative, filamentous, rod-shaped bacillus which failed to grow in cell-free media was isolated in apparently pure culture from the bronchial scraping and washing of a laboratory rat sufferingExpand
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An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detection of anti-Bacillus piliformis serum antibody in rabbits.
An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) is described for the detection of rabbit serum antibody directed against the causative agent of Tyzzer's disease, Bacillus piliformis. Ninety-four percentExpand
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Klebsiella pneumoniae as a Cause of Pneumonia and Septicemia in a Civet Kitten (Civettictis civetta) in the Jos Zoo, Nigeria
A fatal case of acute pneumonia and septicemia that occurred in a captive civet kitten (Civettictis civetta) in the Jos Zoo, Nigeria is reported. Diagnosis was based on clinical signs, necropsyExpand
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Cultivation of Bacillus piliformis (Tyzzer) in mouse fibroblasts (3T3 cells).
Bacillus piliformis was successfully propagated in a continuous mouse-embryo fibroblast cell line (3T3). 3T3 monolayers were successfully inoculated with a variety of infected materials includingExpand
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On the size of independent sets in hypergraphs
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Experimentally induced Tyzzer's disease in Mongolian gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus).
Tyzzer's disease was induced in outbred, 3- to 4-week-old female Mongolian gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus) by oral inoculation of either a yolk sac preparation containing spores or a suspension ofExpand
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Concurrent Infection of a Patas Monkey (Erythrocebus patas) by Citrobacter freundii and Trichuris trichiura
Concurrent infection of Citrobacter freundii and Trichuris trichiura in a Patas monkey (Erythrocebus patas) is reported. A synergistic effect of both organisms contributing to host mortality in thisExpand
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Isolation of Aeromonas hydrophila from a Captive Caracal Lynx (Felis caracal)
Aeromonas hydrophila was isolated from the internal organs of a captive caracal lynx (Felis caracal) which died of acute septicemia. Grossly, patchy areas of focal necrosis were found in the lungs,Expand
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