Animal infectivity of Encephalitozoon cuniculi.

  title={Animal infectivity of Encephalitozoon cuniculi.},
  author={John A. Shadduck and Wade T. A. Watson and Steven P Pakes and Ann Cali},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  volume={65 1},
Rabbits, mice, rats and Rhesus monkeys were infected experimentally with a rabbit isolate of the mammalian microsporidan Encephalitozoon cuniculi. The lesions produced were typical of those occurring in spontaneous encephalitozoonosis in rabbits, mice, and rats, respectively. Viable E. cuniculi were recovered from tissues of injected animals with and without lesions. Titration of rabbit, mouse, and hamster isolates of E. cuniculi in mice and in rabbit choroid plexus cell cultures showed that… CONTINUE READING

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