Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 3rd, 2004
Scientists in California devised a "model of invasive aspergillosis (IA) that recapitulates human disease."
"Mice were immunosuppressed with cyclophosphamide and cortisone acetate and then infected in an aerosol chamber," explained D.C. Sheppard and coauthors at the Harbor-UCLA Research and Education Institute in Torrance. "This procedure reproducibly delivered 1x103 to 3x103 conidia to the lungs."
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