In five splenectomized squirrels and chipmunks which were reinoculated with a strain of Spironema recurrentis which had previously been present in their blood, the first attack was entirely suppressed because the animals were immune to the strain of spirochetes inoculated; but after the interval which usually occurred between attacks, a relapse ensued, in which the strain of spirochetes present in the blood was different from the strain inoculated.
Article| December 01 1928
SUPPRESSION OF THE FIRST ATTACK WITH SUBSEQUENT RELAPSE: AN IMMUNE PHENOMENON IN EXPERIMENTAL RELAPSING FEVER
Henry Edmund Meleney
From the Department of Medicine, Peking Union Medical College, Peking, China, and the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.
Received: August 05 1928
Online Issn: 1540-9538
Print Issn: 0022-1007
Copyright, 1928, by The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research New York
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Henry Edmund Meleney; SUPPRESSION OF THE FIRST ATTACK WITH SUBSEQUENT RELAPSE: AN IMMUNE PHENOMENON IN EXPERIMENTAL RELAPSING FEVER . J Exp Med 1 December 1928; 48 (6): 805–809. doi: https://doi.org/10.1084/jem.48.6.805
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