Pathogenic Microorganisms; A Practical Manual for Students, Physicians, and Health Officers

Pathogenic Microorganisms; A Practical Manual for Students, Physicians, and Health Officers

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...these characteristics. A few recently isolated strains have been found by Ten Broeck to give these reactions (inosite not tested). He tentatively suggests the name swine-typhus. 3. Strains showing these differences may be identical agglutinatively and on agglutinin absorption. All freshly isolated "B" types have fermented this substance. 4. All produce acid from glucose, galactose, lcvulose and mannite. None produce acid from lactose, saccharose, raffinose, erythrite, adonite, salicin or inulin. Media: Carbohydrates, I per cent, in peptone water, Andracle indicator. Glucose Serum Water: Horse serum, 1 part; distilled water, 4 parts, glucose, 0.1 per cent.; Andrade indicator, 1 per cent. Steam twenty minutes for two successive days. Lead Acetate Agar: Cool agar (in bath) to 50 to 60 C., add sufficient 0.25 per cent, aqueous solution of basic lead acetate to give 0.05 per cent, concentration; inoculate by stab between agar and glass. Test suitability with known strains. CHAPTER XXV. DYSENTERY GROUP. Dysentery may be divided into acute and chronic. Amebse appear to be the chief exciting factor in most cases of chronic dysentery, though bacilli of the colon group also play a part. In temperate climates acute dysentery is but very rarely due to ameba?, but usually to the bacilli identified by Shiga or to allied strains later identified by Kruse, Flexner, Park, Hiss, Strong and others. The usual summer diarrheas are not excited by the dysentery bacilli. Historical Note.--In 1897 Shiga found in the stools of cases of dysentery a bacillus which had-not been before identified. In 1900 Flexner and Strong isolated bacilli which they at that time considered the same as those isolated by Shiga. In the same year Kruse, in Germany, isolated...
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  • United States
  • English
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