Quantitative cross precipitation studies with goat antisera show the three endoantigens of the brucella to be serologically distinguishable. Although the endoantigens of Br. abortus and Br. suis are very similar, they do not react identically, permitting the serological distinction of the two organisms. These differences in cross precipitation may be used to identify an organism of the brucella group or to determine the organism responsible for a brucella antiserum.

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