Transplacental (passive) transmission of plague antibodies in the great gerbil. Serological investigations in plague

  • M. I. Levi
  • Yu. G. Suchkov
Microbiology and Immunity


Passive transmission of plague antibodies from immune female great gerbils to their progeny was established. A high antibody titre was revealed in all the embryos, the placenta and amniotic fluid. The antibodies were retained in the serum of the young up to the 20th day after birth (observation period).


Public Health Antibody Titre Amniotic Fluid Plague High Antibody 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. I. Levi
    • 1
  • Yu. G. Suchkov
    • 1
  1. 1.Rostov-on-Don Plague Research InstituteRostov-on-DonUSSR

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