Localization of spirochetes with the structural characteristics of Treponema hyodysenteriae in the lesions of swine dysentery.

@article{Glock1974LocalizationOS,
  title={Localization of spirochetes with the structural characteristics of Treponema hyodysenteriae in the lesions of swine dysentery.},
  author={Robert D. Glock and Delbert Linn Harris and Joh. Kluge},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  year={1974},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={
          167-78
        }
}
The large intestines of pigs with swine dysentery were examined by phase, light, and electron microscopy at intervals up to 11 days after oral inoculation with mucosal scrapings from infected pigs. Large spirochetes with the structural characteristics of Treponema hyodysenteriae were found only in infected pigs and were first observed in small numbers in the lumen of the large intestine 2 days after inoculation. Numerous large spirochetes were present on the luminal surface and in mucosal… CONTINUE READING

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