Viability of M. leprae under normal and adverse atmospheric conditions.

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Harvested bacilli from fresh lepromas were subjected to drying at room temperature for varying periods, were exposed to direct sun-rays, UVR, and were then injected into the foot pads of thymectomised irradiated mice for checking the viability. The organisms could survive UVR for 30 minutes, direct sunlight for 2 hours and room temperature for 7 days… (More)

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@article{Kaur1982ViabilityOM, title={Viability of M. leprae under normal and adverse atmospheric conditions.}, author={S. Kaur and B. Kumar and N. K. Ganguly and Rajesh Chakravarti}, journal={Leprosy in India}, year={1982}, volume={54 2}, pages={228-33} }