L. A. JULIANELLE; O. S. BIERBAUM; CARL V. MOORE, F.A.C.P.
Interest in the etiology of infectious mononucleosis was first aroused in this laboratory by the recovery1 of Listerella monocytogenes from the blood of a patient with clinical, hematologic, and serological manifestations of the disease. Experiments since reported2 led to the conclusion that in spite of its capacity to induce in animals a state similar to the human infection, this organism is not, as others predicated,3 the actual incitant. A further reason for eliminating Listerella is the result of an unpublished experiment in which two of the writers were inoculated intracutaneously with diluted but still mouse-lethal suspensions of the organism. This
JULIANELLE LA, BIERBAUM OS, MOORE CV. STUDIES ON INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. 1944;20:281–292. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-20-2-281
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