Lobar pneumonia in rats produced by clinical isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Abstract

Transtracheal instillation of clinical isolate Klebsiella pneumoniae serotype 1 (KP1) into the lungs of rats resulted in the production of a characteristic, chronic lobar pneumonia. To further examine this phenomenon, two variants of this organism were employed in this experimental model. These variants differed markedly in capsule size, colony morphology… (More)

Topics

  • Presentations referencing similar topics