The isolation of chromogenic mycobacteria from laryngeal cultures.


It is known that the cultural characteristics of strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from tuberculous secretions may be changed under the influence of anti-tuberculosis drugs. It has been suggested that this is due to " biological disintegration" of the bacteria (Lanyi and Eidus, 1954). The process is usually a gradual one. The present report is… (More)