Variation of type Antigens of Group-B Streptococci

Niels Einar Jensen, Burghild Berg
1980 Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica  
Variation of type antigens of Group-B streptococci. II . Studies on the in-vitro variation of the X-antigen and other type antigens. Acta vet . scand. 1980, 21, 617-624. -When occurring together with the 'polysaccharide III-antigen the X-antigen displayed a phenotypic variation in vitro, and so did 1 R-strain. Genuine X-strains, and other types as well, seemed to remain unaffected by commonly used laboratory procedures. The hypothesis is advanced that previously described in-vivo variations of
more » ... vivo variations of these antigens are induced by anbibod ies against the antigen in question. G r 0 u p-B s t rep t 0 c 0 c c i; s e r 0 log i c a I t Y pes; v a r i ation of type antigens.
doi:10.1186/bf03546849 fatcat:sawxfjivgfhmln2dh6hukaiceu