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Growth Characters and Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Leprosy Derived Mycelial Organism
V N Bhatia
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Bhatia V N, Thawani G, Mondal R C, Nath D. Growth Characters and Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Leprosy Derived Mycelial Organism. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1994;60:193-196
AbstractGrowth characters and anti-microbial susceptibility of 36 leprosy-derived mycelial isolates resembling Dermatophilus species have been studied. The organism gave actinomycetoid type of growth on CMY-PD agar. In liquid medium, with similar constituents, the growth consisted of turbidity in the medium with a sheath on the top and mucoid deposit at the bottom. All the 36 isolates tested were sensitive to Rifampicin and Oflaxicin. 12 isolates showed resistance to DDS.