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[The use of dodecyl-di(beta-oxyethyl) benzylammonium chloride (Bactofen) as a decontaminant in the cultural examination for detection of the Koch bacillus in sputum].
We tried to see whether it was possible to use Bactofen to decontaminate sputum for culture of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Bactofen showed very little bactericidal action on tubercle bacilli, lowerExpand
[Yeast-like fungi isolated from respiratory specimens in the hospital environment].