Accession Number : AD0671635

Title :   MYCOBACTERIOLOGY LABORATORY METHODS.

Descriptive Note : Laboratory rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH AND NUTRITION LAB DENVER COLO

Personal Author(s) : Morse,Warren C. ; Blair,Eugene B. ; Weiser,Orman L. ; Sproat,Erma E.

Report Date : 10 MAY 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : The report presents in detail the latest methodology for microscopic visualization, cultural isolation and identification of pathogenic mycobacteria. Precise methods for direct and indirect drug susceptibility are presented. Serum drug level methodology is included. The modified Middlebrook medium formula presented represents the most satisfactory medium currently in use upon which all strains of mycobacteria grow well. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MYCOBACTERIUM, MICROBIOLOGY), MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS, GROWTH(PHYSIOLOGY), CULTURE MEDIA, IDENTIFICATION, BIOLOGICAL STAINS, ANTITUBERCULAR AGENTS, RESISTANCE(BIOLOGY), SALICYLIC ACIDS, BIOASSAY, ISONIAZID, STREPTOMYCINS, NOCARDIA, MICROSCOPY

Subject Categories : Microbiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE