The Destruction of Acid-Fastness of the Tubercle Bacillus by an Autolytic Process.

Abstract

There are several articles in the literature dealing with the subject of autolysis of the tubercle bacillus. AMcJunkin (1923) dehydrated living tubercle bacilli in 95 per cent ethyl alcohol for two minutes, suspended the microorganisms in oleic acid which contained a few drops of water, and incubated the mixture at 37°C. After several days, only a limited… (More)

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@article{Baisden1943TheDO, title={The Destruction of Acid-Fastness of the Tubercle Bacillus by an Autolytic Process.}, author={L A Baisden and D. T. Yegian}, journal={Journal of bacteriology}, year={1943}, volume={45 2}, pages={163-6} }