[Frontiers in Bioscience 3, c27-33, May 1, 1998] |
LURIE’S TUBERCLE-COUNT METHOD TO TEST TB VACCINE EFFICACY IN RABBITS
Departments of Environmental Health Sciences, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health; and the Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205
Received 3/9/98 Accepted 3/14/98
Dr. Donald W. Smith made many suggestions that improved the accuracy of this report. Rena Ashworth and Ilse M. Harrop helped prepare the manuscript. The work was supported by grants AI-27165 and AI-35195 from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, MD, and in part by grant ES-03819 for the Johns Hopkins Environmental Health Sciences Center from the Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC, and grant HL-10342 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD. The lung specimen for figure 1 was provided by Dr. David N. McMurray and Susan W. Phalen, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX.