Transmission of L. carinii to Laboratory Animals

@article{Bertram1946TransmissionOL,
  title={Transmission of L. carinii to Laboratory Animals},
  author={D. S. Bertram and K. Unsworth and R. M. Gordon},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1946},
  volume={158},
  pages={418-418}
}
Dr. F. Hawking and Miss A. M. Burroughs in a letter to Nature1 state that they have confirmed the reports of the American workers, Williams and Brown2, and Scott (private communication), regarding the transmission of L. carinii to laboratory (piebald) rats, and that in addition they transferred the infection to hamsters and white mice. 
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