An investigation of the route and progression of Encephalitozoon cuniculi infection in adult rabbits.

@article{Cox1979AnIO,
  title={An investigation of the route and progression of Encephalitozoon cuniculi infection in adult rabbits.},
  author={John Charles Cox and Ross Hamilton and Heidi Attwood},
  journal={The Journal of protozoology},
  year={1979},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={260-5}
}
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 weeks, and excreted E. cuniculi by 6 weeks. In the acute stage of infection, the organs most affected were lung, kidney and liver; the brain and… CONTINUE READING

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