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Summary

Rabbit antiserum and murine monoclonal antibodies were raised against a strain of . The antiserum gave high immunofluorescence titres and strong dot blot reactions with all strains tested and the only cross reaction was with . Three monoclonal antibodies, all of isotype IgG2a, also gave high immunofluorescence titres with but did not cross react with any other species tested. Immunoblotting showed the monoclonal antibodies to react with a single polypeptide band of mol. wt 29 000 in the outer-membrane fraction of . These antibodies have potential for use as diagnostic reagents and for investigating the pathogenicity of .

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