Aug 1, 1977

Antigenic study of Serratia marcescens isolated in France. I.--Antigens: individualization of six new H factors (author's transl)

Annales de microbiologie
S Le Minor, F Pigache


The H antigens of 469 strains of Serratia marcescens have been studied. A specific immobilization test in soft agar with antiserum is described. Being more quickly carried out than tube agglutination, it has the same specificity. The most frequently identified H antigen is H:12. Six new H antigens (H:14 to H:19) have been individualized, one of them--H:17--frequently occurring in strains isolated in France.

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H antigen, bacterial
Serratia marcescens
Antigenic Specificity
Immune Sera
Antigen in Hh blood group system
Tube Agglutination
Cross Reactions
Antigens, Bacterial

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