Manual of Bacteriology

Manual of Bacteriology

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...Stud. Biol. Lab., John Hopkins, Univ. 11, No. 2, 1882. Journal Royal Microscop. Society. 1866. its growth at which nutrient gelatine is liquefied. The cocci were first observed in the blood of a rabbit inoculated with healthy saliva, and again found in a rabbit which died after inoculation with the saliva of a child suffering from rabies. Later they were isolated from the blood of rabbits inoculated with the buccal secretions of different individuals, and were found to be constantly present in the rusty sputum of pneumonic patients. Bacterium crassum sputigenum, Kreibohm.--Short thick rods with rounded ends. Colonies on plate-cultivations appear as clear grey-white points, which ultimately form greyish slimy drops. In test-tubes they develop very quickly a nailshaped growth. They are fatal to mice, and after death are found in the blood, and in sections, more especially in the capillaries of the liver. Rabbits die of septicaemia after intravenous injection. A large quantity of a cultivation injected into the circulation sets up fatal gastro-enteritis in rabbits and dogs in 3--10 hours. They were isolated from sputum. Bacterium pneumonicum agile Bacillus pneumonicus agilis, Schou.).--Short thick rods, or almost elliptical cells, often two to four linked together. They form dark granular colonies, which after twenty-four hours commence to liquefy the gelatine; a movement is then visible in the centre of the colony, and an appearance of circumferential rays results. They grow also on blood serum, bouillon, and potatoes. Cultures injected through the chest wall, or into the trachea, or administered by inhalation, set up pneumonia. They were isolated from pneumonic lungs of rabbit. Bacterium oxytocum perniciosum Bacillus oxytocus perniciosus, ..
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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236571495
  • 9781236571496