Rebecca Craighill Lancefield

Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York, NY, United States 
"Rebecca Lancefield"

Developed system for serotyping streptococci known as Lancefield groups. Served as President of the Society of American Bacteriologists.

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Hans Zinsser grad student 1918-1925 Columbia (ID Tree)
 (The immunological relationships of Streptococcus viridans and certain of its chemical fractions)
Homer Swift grad student 1920-1925 Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (ID Tree)
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Tai JY, Gotschlich EC, Lancefield RC. (1979) Isolation of type-specific polysaccharide antigen from group B type Ib streptococci. The Journal of Experimental Medicine. 149: 58-66
Lancefield RC, McCarty M, Everly WN. (1975) Multiple mouse-protective antibodies directed against group B streptococci. Special reference to antibodies effective against protein antigens. The Journal of Experimental Medicine. 142: 165-79
Rotta J, Krause RM, Lancefield RC, et al. (1971) New approaches for the laboratory recognition of M types of group A streptococci. The Journal of Experimental Medicine. 134: 1298-315
Lancefield RC, Freimer EH. (1966) Type-specific polysaccharide antigens of group B streptococci. The Journal of Hygiene. 64: 191-203
LANCEFIELD RC. (1962) Current knowledge of type-specific M antigens of group A streptococci. Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950). 89: 307-13
HOOK EW, WAGNER RR, LANCEFIELD RC. (1960) An epizootic in Swiss mice caused by a group A Streptococcus, newly designated type 50. American Journal of Hygiene. 72: 111-9
LANCEFIELD RC. (1959) Persistence of type-specific antibodies in man following infection with group A streptococci. The Journal of Experimental Medicine. 110: 271-92
LANCEFIELD RC. (1958) Occurrence of R antigen specific for Group A type 3 streptococci. The Journal of Experimental Medicine. 108: 329-41
LANCEFIELD RC. (1957) Differentiation of group A streptococci with a common R antigen into three serological types, with special reference to the bactericidal test. The Journal of Experimental Medicine. 106: 525-44
McCARTY M, LANCEFIELD RC. (1955) Variation in the group-specific carbohydrate of group A streptococci. I. Immunochemical studies on the carbohydrates of variant strains. The Journal of Experimental Medicine. 102: 11-28
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