In vitro cultivation of mycobacteria from human lepromas and from an armadillo infected with mycobacterium leprae.

@article{Kt1977InVC,
  title={In vitro cultivation of mycobacteria from human lepromas and from an armadillo infected with mycobacterium leprae.},
  author={L. K{\'a}t{\'o} and M. Ishaque},
  journal={International journal of leprosy and other mycobacterial diseases : official organ of the International Leprosy Association},
  year={1977},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={107-13}
}
Experimental evidence has been presented that the host-grown, hitherto noncultivated mycobacteria, M. leprae and M. lepraemurium are metabolically competent microorganisms (1. 5.6. X. II . 12. 14). They are provided with a complete and functional tricarboxylic acid cycle and electron transport chain. We also described ( 5.6. 10. II . JJ) that M . leprae and… CONTINUE READING