Mycobacteria: Laboratory Methods for Testing Drug Sensitivity and Resistance.

  title={Mycobacteria: Laboratory Methods for Testing Drug Sensitivity and Resistance.},
  author={G Canetti and S Froman and Jacques H. Grosset and P. Hauduroy and M Langerov{\'a} and Hellmut Mahler and Gerhard Meissner and Denis Anthony Mitchison and L Sŭla},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
In its seventh report, published in 1960, the WHO Expert Committee on Tuberculosis "noted the need for international standards for the definition and determination of drug resistance which will permit comparisons to be made from one area to another, and recommended that the World Health Organization take appropriate steps to establish such standards".(10) Acting on this recommendation, WHO took the first step towards standardization by convening in Geneva, in December 1961, an informal… CONTINUE READING
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