New animal model of diphtheritic myocarditis.


A new rabbit experimental model was developed in order to study the role of the lymph system in the pathogenesis of diphtheritic myocarditis. We injected the diphtheritic toxin into the connective tissue (tela cellularis) of the anterior mediastinum. (It inevitably drains from there to the lymph vessels of the heart.) As a result, typical Diphtheritic… (More)


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@article{Zabejinski2000NewAM, title={New animal model of diphtheritic myocarditis.}, author={M M Zabejinski and Vilena V. Ivanova and A M Zaborov and R A Nasirov}, journal={Experimental and toxicologic pathology : official journal of the Gesellschaft fur Toxikologische Pathologie}, year={2000}, volume={52 1}, pages={67-70} }