Experientia

, Volume 32, Issue 12, pp 1527–1529 | Cite as

Bactericidal activity in conventional or decontaminated mice undergoing GVHD or radiation-induced injury

  • R. I. Walker
  • R. J. Moon
  • P. F. Alm
  • G. D. Ledney
Biologica

Summary

Oral antibiotic prophylaxis of mice, particularly those with radiation-induced injury or those undergoing GVHD, alters bactericidal activity of the host.

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. I. Walker
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. J. Moon
    • 1
    • 2
  • P. F. Alm
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. D. Ledney
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Immunology DivisionArmed Forces Radiobiology Research InstituteBethesdaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Microbiology and Public HealthMichican State UniversityEast LansingUSA

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