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December 2, 1911

EXPERIMENTAL MEASLES IN THE MONKEY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE LEUKOCYTES

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CHICAGO

From the Memorial Institute for Infectious Diseases, Chicago.

JAMA. 1911;LVII(23):1833-1835. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260120023008
Abstract

In a series of recent articels Anderson and Goldberger1 report the results obtained on inoculation of monkeys with measles by means of blood from early cases of human measles and in other ways. The reactions described by them as appearing after an incubation period of six days and longer, consist essentially in a short fever with or without distinct macular rash.ans of blood form early without distinct macular rash.

During the course of the experiments the results of which are given briefly in this article, special study was made of the leukocytes of monkeys (Macacus rhesus) after the injection of measles blood.

Monkey 5 (Chart 1, Table 1).  —The blood was obtained form M. Z., aged 23, thirty hours after a typical measles rash began to make its appearance. Three c.c. of blood were withdrawn from the elbow and mixed with 5 c.c. citrate-salt solution (1 per cent.

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