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Observations on the culture of M.leprae in medium V.

Prabhakar, R and Hari, Lalitha and Herbert, Daniel (1983) Observations on the culture of M.leprae in medium V. Leprosy in India, 55 (3). pp. 450-454. ISSN 0024-1024

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This paper reports the preliminary findings of an investigation using Medium V for culture of M. leprae. The medium was prepared adhering to the procedures adopted by Veeraraghavan. Tissues from 7 cases of lepromatous leprosy (Bacteriological Index of 3 or more) were inoculated into Medium V and incubated at 8–10°C for 72 hours. Quantitative estimation of leprosy bacilli were made employing the enumeration technique of Veeraraghavan. There was no evidence of multiplication in any of the cultures. The findings are in conformity with those of Kato (1983) and of Katoch and Desikan (1983).

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Item Type: Article
Subjects: Tuberculosis > Clinical Research
Divisions: Clinical Research
Depositing User: Dr. Rathinasabapati R
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2013 10:05
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2016 05:23

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