Bacterium Dispar (Andrewes) and Its Association with Dysentry

Forsyth, W. Leonard (1931) Bacterium Dispar (Andrewes) and Its Association with Dysentry. MD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

It is common experience in the routine bacteriological investigation of clinical dysentery in the tropics to find frequently, organisms whose morphology, cultivation, characters and biochemistry suggest known groups or even species, but which fail to respond to subsequently applied serological tests in the attempt to identify them. Many of these recently isolated organisms fail to agglutinate with what appears to be a homologous serum. It is well known that repeated subculture and other manoeuvres directed towards colony selection will render ultimately agglutinable many of these strains. There remains, however, a number of organisms which refuse to disclose their serological identity and remain inagglutinable: such bacteria without antigen overlap or group anti

Item Type: Thesis (MD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Medicine, Microbiology
Date of Award: 1931
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1931-79922
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2020 10:21
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2020 10:21
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/79922

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