Isolation of Capsulate Bacteria from Acute Dentoalveolar Abscesses

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Lewis, M. A. O.; Milligan, S. G.; MacFarlane, T. W.; Carmichael, F. A.;

The presence of a capsule was determined for 198 bacterial strains (57 facultative anaerobes, 141 strict anaerobes) isobdted from pus samples aspirated from 40 acute dentoalveolar abscesses. A total of 133 (67 per cent) of the isolates (42 facultative anaerobes, 91 stri... View more
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