Efficacy of Orally Administered Immune Serum Globulin against Type III Group B Streptococcal Colonization and Systemic Disease in an Infant Rat Model


ABSTRACT: We established an experimental animal model of the gastrointestinal colonization and systemic disease following oral challenge of type III group B streptococcal strain in 3-day-old newborn rats. Two type III group B streptococcal strains isolated from the cerebrospinal fluid of septic newborn infants produced colonization in 57-87% of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-198412000-00022


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