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A Protein Antigen associated with Smooth Colony Forms of some Species of Pasteurella

Nature volume 180, pages 863864 (26 October 1957) | Download Citation

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ON the basis of serological studies, Pasteurella pestis has been considered to be antigenically ‘rough’1, a view which is confirmed by the absence of an ‘O’ somatic antigen2. Virulent and certain avirulent plague strains, however, produce smooth colonies although rough strains also occur3. The rough forms referred to herein correspond to ‘TSR’ and not ‘TRU4

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  1. Microbiological Research Establishment, Porton, Wilts.

    • M. J. CRUMPTON
    •  & D. A. L. DAVIES

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