Susceptibility of guinea pig to Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Shriniwas, Dr. (1965) Susceptibility of guinea pig to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 13 (1). pp. 27-33.
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Eighteen guinea-pigs (8 male and 10 female) from 3 different sources were obtained for the study. Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37 Rv. strain in doses of 0.1 mgm. was injected intraperitoneally to see its effect on the animals. All the animals died of progressive tuberculosis between 27 to 30 days after challenge infection. On autopsy varying degree of tuber- cular lesions were observed in all the animals irrespective of their source of supply.Weight loss was a significant finding in all the animals.
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