A New Type of Pathogenic Mycobacterium


IN 1948 skin lesions due to a new acid-fast organism, Mycobacterium ulcerans, were reported from Australia1. The lesions were swarming with bacilli; but no growth was obtained on media incubated at 37° C. Culture at 33° C. gave growth.


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NORDÉN, Å., LINELL, F. A New Type of Pathogenic Mycobacterium. Nature 168, 826 (1951). https://doi.org/10.1038/168826a0

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