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Resistance to infection with Nocardia asteroides

Resistance to infection with Nocardia asteroides

Journal of Infectious Diseases 131(6): 665-672

Two to 6 weeks after intraperitoneal or intravenous immunization with viable N. asteroides, mice were significantly resistant to intraperitoneal challenge with an LD50-100 of N. asteroides in gastric mucin compared with unimmunized mice (p <0.03). Resistance could not be transferred to normal mice with serum or spleen cells from immune mice.

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Accession: 000485106

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PMID: 805811

DOI: 10.1093/infdis/131.6.665

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