Effects of Hormones on the Adrenal Necrosis Produced by Besnoitia Jellisoni in Golden Hamsters

Adrenal necrosis has been described in golden hamsters where it occurs during the course of infection with Besnoilia jellisoni. This necrosis results directly from the active intracellular proliferation by this obligate intracellular protozoan organism. After infection, adrenal necrosis is rarely observed in hypophysectomized hamsters. In unoperated animals… CONTINUE READING