An in vitro study on sensitivity of tubercle bacilli to thiacetazone

Rao, K.P; Nair, S.S.; Naganathan, N. and Rao, Ramanathan (1966) An in vitro study on sensitivity of tubercle bacilli to thiacetazone. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 13 (4). pp. 147-157.

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Abstract

The effect of bacillary concentration and length of incubation on TB1 drug sensitivity test was investigated on 735 cultures of Mycobacterium tuberculosis human, isolated from patients presumably had no previous treatment with TB1. Both the factors were found to influence the minimal drug inhibitory concentration. The standard sensitive strain H37RV and wild strains were shown to be inhibited over a wide range of concentrations of the drug. Such a graded response of the strains that in cultures having mixed population of is likely to offer difficulty in classifying sensitive cultures from the resistant.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tubercule bacilli, Invitro Study, Sensitivity, Thiacetazone, Culture
Subjects:Chemical and Pharmacologic Phenomena > Drug Resistance
Bacteria > Gram-Positive Bacteria > Actinobacteria > Actinomycetales > Mycobacteriaceae > Mycobacterium > Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Immunologic Diseases > Hypersensitivity > Drug Hypersensitivity
Investigative Techniques > Clinical Laboratory Techniques > Culture Techniques
Organic Chemicals > Sulfur Compounds > Thiosemicarbazones
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:995
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:09 December 2005

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