Inherited and Acquired Factors in Resistance to Infection

  title={Inherited and Acquired Factors in Resistance to Infection},
  author={Leslie T. Webster},
  journal={The Journal of Experimental Medicine},
  pages={819 - 843}
1. Mice with relatively great inherent resistance to certain bacterial infections were heavier but not more fertile than mice with relatively little inherent resistance. Mice with relatively little inherent resistance were with one exception not abnormally low in weight. 2. B. enteritidis given intrastomachally to susceptibles appeared in the blood stream more promptly, in larger numbers, and in a greater percentage of cases, and was present in feces in larger numbers, for a longer period, and… CONTINUE READING

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