Proceedings of Local Branches of the Society of American Bacteriologists

1947 Journal of Bacteriology  
A simple, safe, and accurate method is described for the quantitative estimation of the growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This method is based upon turbidimetric measurements using Dubos' medium for the growth of the organism. This medium has also been modified so as to permit a study of the physiology of the tubercle bacilli. This procedure also lends itself readily to the study of the effect of antibiotic agents upon the growth of M. tuberculosis. Data were presented to illustrate the
more » ... illustrate the effect of streptomycin.
doi:10.1128/jb.53.4.501-507.1947 fatcat:wmphxsx7dzaxjpfs3ke5otfrda