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Lactobacillus sp. isolates from mouse livers: saprophyte or potential pathogen?

Author:
Green, C. J., Needham, J. R., Cooper, J. E.
Source:
Laboratory animals 1975 v.9 no.2 pp. 149-151
ISSN:
1758-1117
Subject:
Lactobacillus, Murine hepatitis virus, antibodies, histopathology, laboratory animals, liver, mice, pathogens, saprophytes, serology
Abstract:
Over a 3-year sampling period Lactobacillus sp. has been isolated from the livers of barrier-maintained and conventional mice. Serology has failed to detect presence of mouse hepatitis virus antibodies in any of these mice. Histopathological examination revealed only mild fatty change and small monocytic infiltrates.
Agid:
6244737