Mycopathologia et mycologia applicata

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 189–193 | Cite as

Successful infection of pigeons and chickens with Histoplasma capsulatum

  • Jan Schwarz
  • Gerald L. Baum
  • C. J. K. Wang
  • Eula L. Bingham
  • Harold Rubel


The first repeatedly successful infection withHistoplasma capsulatium of pigeons and chickens is reported.

From 44 intravenously infected pigeonsHistoplasma capsulatum could be recovered by culture in 20 cases as long as 45 days after injection; from 10 chickens 5 positive cultures were obtained.


Positive Culture Successful Infection Histoplasma Capsulatum 
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© Uitgeverij Dr. W. Junk 1957

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Schwarz
  • Gerald L. Baum
  • C. J. K. Wang
  • Eula L. Bingham
  • Harold Rubel
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Clinical Laboratories, Jewish Hospital and the Laboratory of Mycology, (Departments of Dermatology and Pathology) Cincinnati General HospitalUSA

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