The lethal dose of the toxins of some anaerobes for sheep

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  • SDG 3
  • Abstract:

    The lethal dose of the toxins of four anaerobes has been ascertained in mice, sheep, and in two instances in guinea-pigs also. The mouse : kilogram-body-weight-sheep ratio is as follows: Cl. septique 1:17.5, Cl. welchii, Type B 1:60, Cl. welchii, Type D 1:12.5 and Cl. oedematiens 1:100. The last ratio was arrived at by the use of only six sheep and is thus approximate.