Tubeculosis in monkeys: can it be a source of infection to man?: part II

Bazaz-Malik, Gauri (1967) Tubeculosis in monkeys: can it be a source of infection to man?: part II. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 15 (1). pp. 12-16.

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Abstract

Human type of mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from an untreated pulmonary tuber- culosis patient has been shown to be infective to healthy tuberculin negative monkeys. In earlier communication, organisms isolated from tubercular lesions in a monkey was shown to be of human type. When the human type of mycobacterium tuberculosis is infective to monkey the possibility of an organism from the simian source infecting man is visualized. Further study in the field is considered neces- sary to prove such a hypothesis. An economical method for such a survey is suggested.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuberculosis, Monkeys, Human Infection, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Tuberculin, Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Subjects:Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures > Skin Tests > Tuberculin Test
Immunologic and Biological Factors > Immunologic Factors > Antigens > Antigens, Bacterial > Tuberculin
Bacteria > Gram-Positive Bacteria > Actinobacteria > Actinomycetales > Mycobacteriaceae > Mycobacterium > Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Investigative Techniques > Animal Experimentation
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Animals > Chordata > Vertebrates > Mammals
ID Code:1079
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:19 October 2005

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