The Fate of Orally Administered Soluble Specific Substance of Pneumococcus Types I, Ii and Iii

  • Victor E Ross
  • Published 2003 in The Journal of experimental medicine


1. Rats, when fed the soluble specific substance of Types I, II and III pneumococcus, excrete a very large proportion in the feces. 2. Following ingestion of these substances, tests sensitive enough to detect 1 part in 2,000,000 of serum, and 1 part in 3,000,000 of urine, were negative. 3. The polysaccharide of Type I, when recovered from the feces, is as… (More)


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