Studies on the Effect of Certain Toxic Substances in Bacterial Cultures on the Movement of the Intestines


Following intravenous injection, filtrates of young cultures of B. paratyphosus B often produce marked diarrhea in rabbits. A study was made of the effect of these toxic filtrates on the motility of the small intestines of the rabbit. The observations were made on a segment of the small intestines in situ, and in the living animal. It was found that an… (More)


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