AbstractsBiology & Animal Science

A Study of the methods and the conditions for the isolation of pathogenic actinomyces from lesions in animals.

by Robert J. Avery

Institution: McGill University
Department: Department of Bacteriology and Microbiology.
Degree: MS.
Year: 1952
Keywords: Microbiology.
Record ID: 1528791
Full text PDF: http://digitool.library.mcgill.ca/thesisfile107453.pdf


The consistent isolation and accurate classification of the pathogenic anerobic Actinomyces from clinically and histopathologically diagnosed cases of “true” Actinomyces is not always possible. This, it is felt is due primarily to the lack of known differentiating characteristics of the so-called Smooth form of the etiological agent.