Multiplication and Survival of Tubercle Bacilli in the Organs of Mice

@article{Pierce1953MultiplicationAS,
  title={Multiplication and Survival of Tubercle Bacilli in the Organs of Mice},
  author={Cynthia H. Pierce and Ren{\'e} J. Dubos and Werner B. Schaefer},
  journal={The Journal of Experimental Medicine},
  year={1953},
  volume={97},
  pages={189 - 206}
}
Cultures of tubercle bacilli (typical bovine and human strains) known to differ in the severity of the lesions they induce in experimental animals, were injected in various doses into the cerebrum, peritoneal cavity, or blood stream of mice. Quantitative determinations of the numbers of living bacilli present in the tissues at different intervals of time after infection led to the following classification of the cultures tested:- (a) Certain well known variant forms of tubercle bacilli were… CONTINUE READING
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