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Bacterial Variation to Sensitivity : an Example of Individuality in Micro-organisms


IT is now a commonplace that, in culture, resistant organisms may be already present before there has been any contact between them and an antibiotic1. I demonstrated1a that this was true even in young cultures derived from single cells.

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HUGHES, W. Bacterial Variation to Sensitivity : an Example of Individuality in Micro-organisms. Nature 177, 1132–1133 (1956).

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