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Folia Microbiologica

, Volume 24, Issue 1, pp 6–10 | Cite as

Gnotobiotic techniques

  • J. Trávníček
  • L. Mandel
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Abstract

A brief review is given of the development of equipment used for rearing germfree animals in various laboratories and of our exparience with designing germfree isolators and with the technology of rearing germfree piglets is presented.

The philosophy of isolation as applied to the animal as a biological unit, the elimination of contamination and the theoretical prerequisites of isolation were considered by Reyniers (1943, 1959) and Trexler (1960).

Keywords

Peracetic Acid Germfree Piglet Colostral Antibody Germfree Animal Outlet Filter 
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© Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Trávníček
    • 1
  • L. Mandel
    • 1
  1. 1.Gnotobiological Laboratory, Institute of MicrobiologyCzechoslovak Academy of SciencesPrague 4

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