JAMES D. TRASK, M.D.; JOHN R. PAUL, M.D.
In order to learn if the virus of poliomyelitis can be detected in monkeys' stools after it has been inoculated intracutaneously the experiment presented in table 1 was performed. It may be described as follows:
On April 2, 1941, stools were collected from 10 monkeys representing four (or five) different species and one chimpanzee. The animals were then inoculated intracutaneously with the SK strain of virus (generation XIV) from monkey No. 17-66, a green African monkey. Injections were made in 10 piqures in the left flank with 2 c.c. of a 10 per cent suspension of glycerolated cord. The inoculated
TRASK JD, PAUL JR. INTRACUTANEOUS INOCULATION OF POLIOMYELITIS VIRUS IN MONKEYS AND ITS DETECTION IN THEIR STOOLS1. Ann Intern Med. ;17:975–978. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-17-6-975
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;17(6):975-978.
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