Effect of endotoxin on serum zinc concentrations in the rat.

@article{Pekarek1969EffectOE,
  title={Effect of endotoxin on serum zinc concentrations in the rat.},
  author={R. S. Pekarek and William R. Beisel},
  journal={Applied microbiology},
  year={1969},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={482-4}
}
Serum zinc concentrations decreased significantly in a dose-dependent response after endotoxin administration in the rat. The reproducibility and sensitivity of the biological response offer a potential bioassay of endotoxin.