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Abstract

The method of isolation in a pure crystalline state and the chemical and biological properties are described of an antibacterial substance named "helvolic acid". It is obtained from the culture filtrate of A. fumigatus, mut. helvola and has the elementary composition C32H44O8. Helvolic acid in...

Author(s)
Chain, E.; Florey, H. W.; Jennings, M. A.; Williams, T. I.
Citation
British Journal of Experimental Pathology, 1943, 24, pp 108-119
Abstract

II. Epidemiologkai studies on MASTITIS in cattle were continued. Penicillin was used in an attempt to eradicate infections of Str. agalactiae and of staphylococci from the udder. Complement fixation tests for TUBERCULOSIS in cattle were carried out using an antigen prepared from distilled water...

Publisher
Canberra: L. F. Johnston, Commonwealth Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Nineteenth annual report of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, for the year ended 30th June, 1945., 1945, pp 164 pp.
Abstract

Proactinomycin, antibiotic of Proactinomyces (Nocardia) gardneri inhibits Gram-positive organisms but not Gram-negative bacilli. The purified material was not very toxic to animal tissues but reduced the rate and amplitude of the contractions of the isolated cat heart. The intravenous injection of...

Author(s)
Florey, H. W.; Jennings, M. A.; Sanders, A. G.
Citation
British Journal of Experimental Pathology, 1945, 26, pp 337-349
Abstract

In the Veterinary College there were 239 students including 38 freshmen, ten passed with honours; 52 graduated.
INFERTILITY of bulls continues to be a serious loss to breeders. Semen examinations reveal local infections of the reproductive tract.
Of the 131, 580 specimens examined, 127, 600 were of ...

Author(s)
O'RYAN, J.
Publisher
Dublin: The Stationery Office,
Citation
Fifteenth annual report of the Minister for Agriculture 1945-46., 1946, pp 159 + [84] pp.
Abstract

Most of the reports which are summarized here are of American origin, as penicillin was released for general use in veterinary practice in America early in 1945, before it became generally available in GREAT BRITAIN. The summary will prove of great value to the practitioner as it gives much...

Publisher
Manchester : I.C.I. Limited.,
Citation
The use of penicillin in veterinary practice. A general review of the position at 1st August, 1946., 1946, pp 17 pp.
Abstract

Routine laboratory diagnostic work at the Pathology Department of the Veterinary College included the examination of 1 329 specimens. These included 383 milk samples of which 253 were negative, 77 revealed streptococcal infection 22 staphylococcal infection and 26 mixed streptococcal-staphylococcal ...

Author(s)
Eire.
Publisher
Dublin: The Stationery Office.,
Citation
Sixteenth Annual Report of the Minister of Agriculture1946-47., 1947, pp 171 + [85] pp.
Abstract

Neither aureomycin nor furacin (5-nitro-2 furaldehyde semicarbazone) was effective against staphylococcal MASTITIS. The potassium salt of penicillin G was irritant and caused fibrin clots. Vaccination of sheep against CASEOUS LYMPHADENITIS reduced the incidence to about half that in controls. Sheep ...

Publisher
Canberra: L. F. Johnston, Commonwealth Govt. Printer,
Citation
Fourth Annual Report of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization for the year ending 30th June, 1952., 1952, pp 173 pp.
Abstract

There is much evidence from laboratory and clinical investigation, to indicate an adverse effect of A.C.T.H. and cortisone in animals having active TUBERCULOSIS. An investigation made by Birkhaug showed that in normal g. pigs inoculated s/c with graded doses of B.C.G. a variety of modifications of...

Author(s)
Dalldorf, G.
Publisher
Albany: N.Y. St. Dep. Hlth.,
Citation
NewYork State Department of Health. Annual Report of the Division of Laboratories and Research, 1952., 1953, pp 137 pp.
Abstract

The authors described a method whereby they successfully localized a bacterial population in the peritoneal cavity of an animal host for varying periods of time. The bacteria were localized in the central portion of triple-layered 3% agar discs and were completely isolated by surrounding...

Author(s)
Werner, C. A.; Knight, V.; Mcdermott, W.
Citation
Journal of Clinical Investigation, 1954, 33, pp 742-752
Abstract

L. discussed changes in the feeding habits of human beings from the days when food was obtained by gathering and hunting and emphasized the great changes which have taken place during the last 40 years, with mass use of communal feeding in restaurants and canteens, largely as a result of the...

Author(s)
Lovell, R.
Citation
Royal Society of Health Journal, 1957, 77, pp 85-91

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