Pulmonary Hemodynamic and Ultrastructural Changes Associated with Group B Streptococcal Toxemia in Adult Sheep and Newborn Lambs

@article{Rojas1983PulmonaryHA,
  title={Pulmonary Hemodynamic and Ultrastructural Changes Associated with Group B Streptococcal Toxemia in Adult Sheep and Newborn Lambs},
  author={Jorge Alberto Chavez Rojas and Lars Larsson and Carl G. Hellerqvist and Kenneth L. Brigham and Mary Ellen Gray and Mildred T. Stahlman},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={1983},
  volume={17},
  pages={1002-1008}
}
Summary: A toxin isolated from Group B β-hemolytic streptococci, Type III was infused into adult sheep and newborn lambs. A twophased reaction was observed. There was an initial phase of pulmonary hypertension and high flow of protein-poor lymph. This was followed by a second phase when pressures returned to baseline but lymph flow remained twice the… CONTINUE READING