Semi-solid agar media for culture and drug sensitivity tests of tubercle bacilli from sputum.

@article{Knox1957SemisolidAM,
  title={Semi-solid agar media for culture and drug sensitivity tests of tubercle bacilli from sputum.},
  author={Robert Knox and G. R. B. Skinner},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  year={1957},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={307-10}
}
mens were homogenized using a modified Petroff's method. Sputum was treated as described by Mackie and McCartney (1953) except that after removing the supernatant fluid subsequent to centrifuging for half an hour at 3,000 r.p.m. the neutralized deposit was centrifuged further for 5 min. at 1,000 r.p.m. This second spinning deposited the coarser particles of… CONTINUE READING