Exacerbation of murine respiratory mycoplasmosis in gnotobiotic F344/N rats by Sendai virus infection.

@article{Schoeb1985ExacerbationOM,
  title={Exacerbation of murine respiratory mycoplasmosis in gnotobiotic F344/N rats by Sendai virus infection.},
  author={Trenton R. Schoeb and K C Kervin and J. Russell Lindsey},
  journal={Veterinary pathology},
  year={1985},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={272-82}
}
Six- to eight-week-old gnotobiotic F344/N rats were inoculated intranasally with 10(5.0) colony-forming units of Mycoplasma pulmonis or were sham inoculated, then one week later were given 10(0.2) 50% tissue culture infective doses of Sendai virus or sterile medium. Groups of rats were killed immediately after virus inoculation and three, five, ten, and 20 days later. Lesions in nasal passages, middle ears, larynxes, tracheas, and lungs from half of the rats in each group were subjectively… CONTINUE READING

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