Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 25th, 1995
Researcher Robert J. North of New York's Trudeau Institute earlier reported that intravenous inoculation of mice with M. tuberculosis results in a slowly progressive infection in the lungs, despite the acquisition of systemic host immunity capable of resolving infection in the liver, spleen and kidneys.
"The present study was undertaken to determine whether the peculiar susceptibility of the lungs to M. tuberculosis infection is even more obvious in mice infected via the respiratory...
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