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The parasitic ecology of the rodent mite Myobia musculi. II. Genetic factors.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1152418     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mice of 4 strains, C57BL/6J, CD2F1(BALB/cCum female times DBA/2Cum male), BRVR/SrCr and BSVS/SrCr, were monospecifically infested with an equal number of Myobia musculi. A single skin field (7mm diam) in the dorsal midline slightly posterior to the eyes was used for periodic observation of mite populations. Mite counts were made by direct microscopic examination of the skin field at 10-da intervals. Data were obtained on mice thus infested and observed for 130 da. Between-strain comparisons differed significantly in the number of Myobia maintained in all cases except between BRVR and BSVS strains. Factors bearing on heritable differences in susceptibility were discussed.
S Friedman; S H Weisbroth
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Laboratory animal science     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0023-6764     ISO Abbreviation:  Lab. Anim. Sci.     Publication Date:  1975 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-10-21     Completed Date:  1975-10-21     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1266503     Medline TA:  Lab Anim Sci     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  440-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Mice, Inbred Strains*
Mite Infestations / genetics,  parasitology,  veterinary*
Rodent Diseases / genetics*,  parasitology
Skin / parasitology
Time Factors

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