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Survival and transmissibility of Pasteurella pneumotropica.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11315166     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Survival has been determined for Pasteurella pneumotropica on various surfaces found in an animal room at 23+/-1 degrees C and 50+/-10% relative humidity. Longest survival (120 min) was found on mouse hair, shortest (< 30 min) on laboratory coat fabric. Transmission experiments were performed using sentinel animals in order to evaluate the efficiency of their use for the detection of P. pneumotropica in quarantined mice. In sentinels exposed to infected mice by close contact, P. pneumotropica was detected by culture 2 weeks post-exposure and seroconversion 3 weeks after contact. Transfer of soiled bedding from Pasteurella-infected mice did not infect sentinels within a period of 12 weeks as tested by cultivation or serum antibodies.
W Scharmann; A Heller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Laboratory animals     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0023-6772     ISO Abbreviation:  Lab. Anim.     Publication Date:  2001 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-04-20     Completed Date:  2001-08-30     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0112725     Medline TA:  Lab Anim     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Bundesinstitut für Gesundheitlichen Verbraucherschutz und Veterinärmedizin, Fachgebiet Versuchstierkunde, Berlin.
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MeSH Terms
Antibodies, Bacterial / blood
Disease Transmission, Infectious / prevention & control,  veterinary
Hair / microbiology
Housing, Animal
Mice, Transgenic
Pasteurella / growth & development*
Pasteurella Infections / microbiology,  transmission,  veterinary*
Rodent Diseases / microbiology,  transmission*
Specific Pathogen-Free Organisms
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies, Bacterial

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