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Urea-treated Gram-negative Bacilli in the Indirect Hæmagglutination Reaction

Nature volume 193, pages 501502 (03 February 1962) | Download Citation

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UREA has been used by various authors1–3 for the extraction of bacteria. The work of Neter et al.4 encouraged me to study urea-treated Gram-negative bacteria (S. typhi, S. paratyphi B, S. cholerae suis and Shigella sonnei) in the indirect hæmagglutination reaction (for further details see Brodhage5).

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  1. Department of Pathology and Bacteriology, Cantonal General Hospital, Lucerne, Switzerland.

    • H. BRODHAGE

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