Studies on rickettsia-like body in Kawasaki disease. Attempts of the isolation and characterization.

Abstract

Rickettsia-like bodies were reportedly found in biopsies of the skin and lymph nodes from half the number of patients with Kawasaki's disease. In our present work, these microbodies were isolated from the peripheral whole blood of a patient with Kawasaki's disease (MLNS) through passage of guinea pigs and yolk sac culture. However, the isolated strains… (More)

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