Accession Number : AD0838556

Title :   INFLUENCE OF PEPTONE ON THE BACILLUS ANTHRACIS SPORE COUNT,

Corporate Author : ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD

Personal Author(s) : De Diego, Alberto I.

Report Date : 26 JAN 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The report establishes the inhibitory effect of many peptones upon the growth of B. anthracis spores. It is stated that the addition of blood to the medium inhibits this action and that we can obtain reproducible counts and results. The article also offers a method of calculation for the determination of the aptitude of various brands of peptones for these purposes. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BACILLUS ANTHRACIS, SPORES), PEPTONES, INHIBITION, GROWTH(PHYSIOLOGY), CULTURE MEDIA, COUNTING METHODS, ARGENTINA.

Subject Categories : Microbiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE