Endotoxins are potent immunological adjuvants that can accelerate the death of unprepared canine small bowels perfused for 12 hours and then allotransplanted. Hemorrhagic necrosis was a consistent finding in the endotoxin-positive dogs. This represented either an accelerated type of rejection or intravascular coagulation-like phenomenon. The preparation of the small bowel with antibiotics led to prolongation of survival.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|State||Published - Sep 1974|
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