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Clinical features and rapid plasma reagin antibody titers in spontaneous and experimental rabbit syphilis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16082127     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Rapid plasma reagin (RPR) titers were periodically examined during and after treatment in three rabbits clinically diagnosed with rabbit syphilis. RPR titers remained positive after clinical recovery and then gradually declined. Of the two rabbits inoculated experimentally, one showed clinical signs of the disease, while the other did not. RPR titers were also periodically evaluated before and after inoculation in these two rabbits. The trends in RPR titers reflected the course of infection, both in the spontaneous and in the experimental cases. An inapparent case and cases without clinical signs after clinical recovery showed low titers for long period of time. Useful information for interpretation of RPR titers measured clinically was obtained by this survey.
Kumiko Saito; Masayo Tagawa; Munehito Mimura; Atsuhiko Hasegawa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of veterinary medical science / the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0916-7250     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vet. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  2005 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-05     Completed Date:  2005-10-05     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9105360     Medline TA:  J Vet Med Sci     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  739-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Saito Animal Hospital, Saitama, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Face / pathology
Monitoring, Immunologic / methods,  veterinary*
Penicillins / therapeutic use
Rabbits / blood,  immunology*
Reagins / blood*
Time Factors
Treponemal Infections / blood,  drug therapy,  immunology,  pathology,  veterinary*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Penicillins; 0/Reagins

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