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SUMMARY

The relative susceptibilities of capsulate and non-capsulate variants of to serum and phagocytic killing were investigated. The capsule of did not confer resistance to serum killing. Phagocytic killing of non-capsulate occurred at bacterial concentrations of 1 × 10 and 1 × 10 cfu/ml. Capsulate organisms were also phagocytosed and killed at a concentration of 1 × 10 cfu/ml, but phagocytosis and killing were impaired at a concentration of 1 × 10 cfu/ml.

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