Limited Multiplication of M. lepraemurium in Tissue Culture

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M. lepraemurium causes rat leprosy, which possesses many of the characteristics of the human disease. So far, attempts to culture the causative organism of either disease in bacteriological media or in tissue cultures have not provided convincing evidence of multiplication.

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REES, R., WONG, P. Limited Multiplication of M. lepraemurium in Tissue Culture. Nature 181, 359–360 (1958) doi:10.1038/181359b0

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