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September 1966

Demonstration of Mycobacterium leprae in Tissue: Demonstration by Means of Khanolkar's Concentration Test Followed by Fluorescent Staining

Author Affiliations


From the Dermatology and Allergy Service (Lt Col Akers), and the Microbiology Division, US Army Medical Research Nutrition Laboratory (Col Morse), Fitzsimons General Hospital, Denver.

Arch Dermatol. 1966;94(3):361-362. doi:10.1001/archderm.1966.01600270111024

Mycobacterium leprae has been found in Khanolkar technique preparations to best advantage by combination with fluorescent staining.