Adjuvant Disease

Adjuvant Disease

An animal model for rheumatoid arthritis which is manifest as acute aseptic synovitis, and induced in rats by injecting Freund’s complete adjuvant—which consists of an oil-water emulsion containing killed M tuberculosis.
Clinical findings Granulomas, iritis, arthritis and symptoms similar to human connective tissue disease.
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