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1

Mycobacterium stains
a. Gram positive
b. Gram negative
c. Acid fast
d. A and C
e. B and C

d

2

What acid is present in Mycobacterium cell wall that accounts for 60% of cell wall weight?

mycolic acid

3

False about Mycobacterium
a. resistant to detergents
b. grows slow
c. intracellular
d. motile

D

4

Which Mycobacterium species is present in BCG vaccine?

Mycobacterium bovis

5

Mycobacterium virulent strains shows what kind of morphology in acid fast stain?

Shows cord growth (serpentine arrangement)

6

another name for acid fast stain

Kinyoun stain