Niacin test for Mycobacterial identification : comparison of three methods
Damle, A.S. and Kaundinya, D.V.
Niacin test for Mycobacterial identification : comparison of three methods.
Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 33 (1).
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The niacin test was carried out on 200 strains of M. tuberculosis by 3 methods viz. modified
Runyons, Medveczkys and Gutierrez-Vasquezs. Medveczkys method was found to be the best
and gave positive results in 100% strains. Modified Runyons method gave positive results in 80%
and Gutierrez-Vasquezs method in 64%.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Niacin Test, Runyons method, Medveczkys Method, Gutierrez-Vasquezs Method, M. tuberculosis strains, |
|Subjects:||Heterocyclic Compounds > Acids, Heterocyclic > Nicotinic Acids|
Bacteria > Gram-Positive Bacteria > Actinobacteria > Actinomycetales > Mycobacteriaceae > Mycobacterium > Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Heterocyclic Compounds > Heterocyclic Compounds, 1-Ring > Pyridines
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Diagnosis > Laboratory Techniques and Procedures
|Deposited By:||Mrs Naina Pandita|
|Deposited On:||20 August 2008|
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